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Research Update: Anatolian & Arabian Honey Bees


July 17, 2020

The UF/IFAS Honey Bee Laboratory has collaborated on research that led to two 2020 publications on different honey bee subspecies. Below are summaries of the research and links to the full publications. Apis mellifera anatoliaca - the Anatolian ... READ MORE

Category: UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Beekeeping, Bees, Honey Bee, Honeybee, Insects, Pest Profile, Research Update, UF/IFAS, UFBugs, UFHoneyBeeLab, UFIFASExtension

Landscaping for Biodiversity


June 17, 2020

This is a guest post by Kendall Stacey, University of Florida graduate and current laboratory research technician in the Dale Lab. In a time when many people are staying home, gardening and landscaping has become an increasingly popular hobby. ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Lawn, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Bees, Biodiversity, Biological Control, Birds, Butterflies, Entomology, Landscape, Native, Pest Management, UFBugs, UFIFASExtension

Research update: Varroa Control


June 12, 2020

The UF/IFAS Honey Bee Research and Extension Laboratory conducted research projects that led to two 2020 publications on Varroa destructor. Below are summaries of the research as well as links to the full publications. Rearing Varroa destructor ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Farm Management, Livestock, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Beekeeping, Bees, Bug, Entomology, Insects, Pest, Pest Management, Pest Profile, UFBugs, UFHoneyBeeLab

Research update: Varroa Control


June 12, 2020

The UF/IFAS Honey Bee Research and Extension Laboratory conducted research projects that led to two 2020 publications on Varroa destructor. Below are summaries of the research as well as links to the full publications. Rearing Varroa destructor ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Farm Management, Livestock, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Beekeeping, Bees, Bug, Entomology, Insects, Pest, Pest Management, Pest Profile, UFBugs, UFHoneyBeeLab

Pollinator Wanna-bees?


May 22, 2020

This is a guest post by Kelly Laplante, an undergraduate student and research assistant in the Dale Lab at the University of Florida Entomology and Nematology Department. With the arrival of spring and warmer weather, you may have noticed ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Lawn, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Turf
Tags: Beneficial, Beneficial Insects, Biological Control, Entomology, Insects, Pest Management, Pollinators, UFBugs, UFIFASExtension, What's Bugging You?
honey bee toxicology research

Research Update: Honey Bees and Pesticides


May 15, 2020

The UF/IFAS Honey Bee Research and Extension Laboratory (HBREL) collaborated on research that led to two 2019 publications on honey bees and pesticides. Below are summaries of the research as well as links to the full publications. More publications ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Farm Management, Livestock, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Beekeeping, Bees, Crops, Entomology, Honeybee, Insects, Pest, Pest Management, Pesticides, Pests, Research Update, UFBugs, UFHoneyBeeLab

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