Category: beekeeping

Effects of Nosema on Honey Bee Behavior and Physiology

TweetZachary Huang, Michigan State University Jointly published in the American Bee Journal and in Bee Culture, September 2011 and also… read more Effects of Nosema on Honey Bee Behavior and Physiology

Fall flower 1: Chinese sumac

Tweet Family: Anacardiaceae Genus: Rhus Species: R. chinensis Common names: Chinese sumac ZBAS 9 This year (2020), I checked the… read more Fall flower 1: Chinese sumac

Spring flower 22: Redbud

Tweet Family Fabaceae Genus Cercis Species C. chinensis ZBAS 8 [C. chinensis.] 1 [C. canadensis] Eastern redbud trees are blooming,… read more Spring flower 22: Redbud

Winter flower 4: Eurya

Tweet Family  Pentaphylacaceae, (formerly Theaceae) Genus Eurya ZBAS 9 (Apis cerana) The Chinese name of this flower,  wild osmanthus, is… read more Winter flower 4: Eurya

Spring flower 18: Almond

Tweet Family Rosaceae Genus Prunus Subgenus Amygdalus Species P. dulcis ZBAS 8 Personally, I think that the most profitable agriculture… read more Spring flower 18: Almond

Spring flower 17: Nanking cherry

Tweet Family Rosaceae Genus Prunus Subgenus Prunus  Species P. tomentosa Common name Korean cherry, Manchu cherry, downy cherry, Shanghai cherry,… read more Spring flower 17: Nanking cherry

Spring flower 16: Flowering cherry

Tweet Family Rosaceae Genus Prunus Subgenus Cerasus ZBAS 4 These beautiful, but fruitless cherry blossoms are called “Japanese Flowering Cherry”,… read more Spring flower 16: Flowering cherry

Spring flower 14: Plum

Tweet Family Rosaceae Genus Prunus Subgenus Prunus ZBAS 8 Plum and mei (Chinese plum) and apricot all belong to the… read more Spring flower 14: Plum