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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Mona Chambers
Honey Bee Research
Biological Science Technician (Insects)
mona.chambers@ars.usda.gov
Phone: (520) 647-9293
Fax: (520) 670-6493
2000 E ALLEN RD
TUCSON, AZ, 85719-1596


Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Population growth of Varroa destructor (Acari: Varroidae) in honey bee colonies is affected by the number of foragers with mites - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hoffman, G.D., Ahumada, F., Zazueta, V.E., Chambers, M.L., Hidalgo, G., Watkins De Jong, E.E. 2016. Population growth of Varroa destructor (Acari: Varroidae) in honey bee colonies is affected by the number of foragers with mites. Experimental and Applied Acarology. DOI 10.1007/s10493-016-0022-9.
Effects of oral exposure to fungicides on honey bee nutrition and immunity - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hoffman, G.D., Chen, Y., Watkins De Jong, E.E., Chambers, M.L., Hidalgo, G. 2015. Effects of oral exposure to fungicides on honey bee nutrition and immunity. Journal of Economic Entomology. 1-11. DOI: 10.1093/jee/tov251.
Honey bee colonies provided with natural forage have lower pathogen loads and higher overwinter survival than those fed protein supplements Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hoffman, G.D., Chen, Y., Rivera, R., Carroll, M.J., Chambers, M.L., Hidalgo, G., Watkins De Jong, E.E. 2015. Honey bee colonies provided with natural forage have lower pathogen loads and higher overwinter survival than those fed protein supplements. Apidologie. doi: 10.1007/s13592-015-0386-6.
EFFECTS OF HONEY BEE (HYMENOPTERA: APIDAE) FORAGING ON SEED SET IN SELF-FERTILE SUNFLOWERS (HELIANTHUS ANNUUS L.) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
DeGrandi-Hoffman, G., Chambers, M. 2006. Effects of Honey Bee (Hymenoptera: Apidae) Foraging on Seed Set in Self-fertile Sunflowers (Helianthus annuus L.). Environ. Entomol. 35(4): 1103-1108.
DESCRIPTION OF AN INTERMORPH BETWEEN A WORKER AND QUEEN IN AFRICAN HONEY BEES APIS MELLIFERA SCUTELLATA (HYMENOPTERA: APIDAE) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
DeGrandi-Hoffman, G., Chambers, M., Hooper, J.E., Schneider, S.S. Description of an intermorph between a worker and queen in African honey bees Apis mellifera scutellata (Hymenoptera: Apidae). Ann. Entomol. Soc. Am. 2004. 97:1299-1305.
Last Modified: 7/30/2016