Value of honey bees in Michigan from pollination service and honey production

Tweet Value of honey bee pollination in Michigan, based on 2015 data The Western honey bee Apis mellifera plays a… read more Value of honey bees in Michigan from pollination service and honey production

Adjusting control mortality in LC50/LD50 determination using R

TweetProblem: There are R codes for calculating LC50 or LD50 using 4 to 6 data points. However, none uses control… read more Adjusting control mortality in LC50/LD50 determination using R

Honey bees foraging on catalpa leaves

TweetThere was on post (June 23rd, 2016), I was begging everyone to show me if they saw honey bees foraging… read more Honey bees foraging on catalpa leaves

False queen in a laying worker colony

TweetAt the Friday lab meeting, I was told that one colony has become all “laying workers” by a visiting scholar… read more False queen in a laying worker colony

A bee on a bee balm

Tweeta bee who is calm, she worked on a bee balm. i asked did she see it as pink? she… read more A bee on a bee balm

A bee foraging on crososmia (Iridaceae)

Tweet(rewritten from “the lady in red”) The crocosmia sings: You are dancing with me I become red, cheek to cheek… read more A bee foraging on crososmia (Iridaceae)

Bees foraging on catalpa leaves, anyone?

TweetOk, I have seen bees foraging on catalpa flowers, many years ago. In fact here are some pictures I took,… read more Bees foraging on catalpa leaves, anyone?

Bee vampire picks the right host to suck

TweetContact(s): Mark Kuykendall , Zachary Huang New insights into the reproductive secrets of one of the world’s tiniest and most… read more Bee vampire picks the right host to suck