Spring flower 3: Scilla

Tweet Family  Asparagaceae Subfamily Scilloideae Genus Scilla Common name squill, scilla ZBAS*: 7 Scilla flowers is also an early spring… read more Spring flower 3: Scilla

Spring flower 2: Crocus

Tweet Family Iridaceae Genus Crocus Species C. chrysanthus, C. vernus Common names crocus ZBAS*: 9 Crocus flowers is common in… read more Spring flower 2: Crocus

Spring flower 1: Winter Aconite

TweetZachary Huang, Michigan State University Citation: Huang, Z.Y. 2019. Michigan spring flowers: 1. winter aconite. BeetheBest Blog, http://bees.msu.edu/2014/winter-aconite/. Accessed on… read more Spring flower 1: Winter Aconite

Varroa Biology, Queen and Drone Biology

TweetThese are the two handouts for my two talks at the ANR week: Handout (pdf format): Varroa Mite Reproductive Biology Link… read more Varroa Biology, Queen and Drone Biology

Winter flower 2: Wintersweet

Tweet Family  Calycanthaceae Genus Chimonanthus Species C. praecox Common names Wintersweet ZBAS*: 4 (to A. cerana) I haven’t returned to… read more Winter flower 2: Wintersweet

Winter flower 1: Loquat

Tweet Family  Rosaceae Genus Eriobotrya Species E. japonica Common names loquat, pipa, Japanese medlar, Japanese plum, Chinese plum, nespola ZBAS*:… read more Winter flower 1: Loquat

Catalpa is blooming

Tweet Family: Bignoniaceae Genus: Catalpa Species: C. speciosa Other names: catawba ZBAS 7 I noticed that the catalpa trees have… read more Catalpa is blooming

Feeding Honey Bees

Tweet Download the Feeding Honey Bees PDF Zachary Huang Department of Entomology Michigan State University  A water feeder with twigs… read more Feeding Honey Bees