Tag: Apis mellifera

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

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

Shootout at the Matthaei Botanical Gardens

TweetAugust 8, 2017, I was invited to give a talk on honey bee photography (which I call “beetography”) to the… read more Shootout at the Matthaei Botanical Gardens

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

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?

MSU Provides Queen Rearing Course

Tweet 2015 MSU Queen Rearing Course Michigan State University Queen Rearing short course teaches the basics of queen rearing.  Learn… read more MSU Provides Queen Rearing Course

A mite that smells like a bee

TweetZachary Huang, Michigan State University The story goes back to 2004, when I invited a friend and colleague, Dr. Yves… read more A mite that smells like a bee