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Arathi Seshadri
Pollinator Health in Southern Crop Ecosystems Research
Research Leader

Phone: (662) 686-3792
Fax: (662) 686-5421

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Projects
Strategies to Reduce Risk of Bees to Various Stressors in the Mississippi Delta
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 437283
Analyzing Nutritional Content of Pollen in Relation to Long-term Honey Bee Colony Health
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 440881
Understanding and Mitigating Important Stressors of Bees and other Insect Pollinators in the Mid- South United States
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 443982

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Book review: "Honey Bee Biology" written by Brian R. Johnson Reprint Icon - (Other)
Seshadri, A.H. 2024. Book review: "Honey Bee Biology" written by Brian R. Johnson. Quarterly Review of Biology. 99,number 1/53. https://doi.org/10.1086/729248.
Poor air quality is linked to stress in honey bees and can be compounded by the presence of disease Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mayack, C.L., Cook, S.E., Nino, B.D., Drouville, L., Seshadri, A.H., Nino, E.L. 2023. Poor air quality is linked to stress in honey bees and can be compounded by the presence of disease. Insects. https://doi.org/10.3390/insects14080689.
Drought and temperature stresses impact pollen production and autonomous selfing in a California wildflower, Collinsia heterophylla Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Seshadri, A.H., Smith, T. 2023. Drought and temperature stresses impact pollen production and autonomous selfing in a California wildflower, Collinsia heterophylla. Ecology and Evolution. 13(7). Article e10324. https://doi.org/10.1002/ece3.10324.
A practical approach to the collection, fixation, softening, and sectioning of whole honey bees (Apis mellifera) for histologic evaluation Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cook, S.E., Nino, B.D., Drouville, L., Alex, C.E., Seshadri, A.H., Nino, E.L. 2023. A practical approach to the collection, fixation, softening, and sectioning of whole honey bees (Apis mellifera) for histologic evaluation. Journal of Veterinary Diagnostic Investigation. https://doi.org/10.1177/10406387231191732.
Seasonal patterns of beneficial phytochemical availability in honey and stored pollen from honey bee colonies in large apiaries Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bernklau, E., Seshadri, A.H. 2023. Seasonal patterns of beneficial phytochemical availability in honey and stored pollen from honey bee colonies in large apiaries. Journal of Economic Entomology. 116(4):1069-1077. https://doi.org/10.1093/jee/toad096.
Dietary phytochemicals alter hypopharyngeal gland size in honey bee (Apis mellifera L.) workers Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lastro-Nino, E., Yokota, S., Stacy, W.H., Seshadri, A.H. 2022. Dietary phytochemicals alter hypopharyngeal gland size in honey bee (Apis mellifera L.) workers. Heliyon. 8(9). Article e10452. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.heliyon.2022.e10452.
Pollinator-friendly flora in rangelands following control of cheatgrass (Bromus tectorum): A case study Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Seshadri, A.H., Hardin, J. 2021. Pollinator-friendly flora in rangelands following control of cheatgrass (Bromus tectorum): A case study. Invasive Plant Science and Management. 14(4):270-277. https://doi.org/10.1017/inp.2021.33.
Context dependent effect of dietary phytochemicals on bees exposed to a pesticide, Thiamethoxam Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Seshadri, A.H., Bernklau, E. 2021. Context dependent effect of dietary phytochemicals on bees exposed to a pesticide, Thiamethoxam. Journal of Insect Science. 21(11):1-8. https://doi.org/10.1093/jisesa/ieab053.
Context-dependent effect of dietary phytochemicals on honey bees exposed to a pesticide, thiamethoxam Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Seshadri, A.H., Bernklau, E. 2021. Context-dependent effect of dietary phytochemicals on honey bees exposed to a pesticide, thiamethoxam. Journal of Insect Science. 21(4). Article 11. https://doi.org/10.1093/jisesa/ieab053.
Dietary supplementation with phytochemicals improves diversity and abundance of honey bee gut microbiota Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Geldert, C., Abdo, Z., Stewart, J., Seshadri, A.H. 2021. Dietary supplementation with phytochemicals improves diversity and abundance of honey bee gut microbiota. Journal of Applied Microbiology. 130(5):1705-1720. https://doi.org/10.1111/jam.14897.
If you build it, they will come – agroecosystem based management practices to support pollinators Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
O'Brien, C., Seshadri, A.H. 2020. If you build it, they will come – agroecosystem based management practices to support pollinators. Annals of the Entomological Society of America. 114(3):322-328. https://doi.org/10.1093/aesa/saaa037.
Quantitative trait locus mapping for carbon isotope ratio and root pulling force in canola Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mekonnen, M., Mullen, J., Seshadri, A.H., Assefa, Y., Mckay, J., Byrne, P. 2020. Quantitative trait locus mapping for carbon isotope ratio and root pulling force in canola. Agrosystems, Geosciences & Environment. 3(1):e20083. https://doi.org/10.1002/agg2.20095.
Integrated Hive Management for Colorado Beekeepers: Strategies for identifying and mitigating pests and diseases affecting Colorado’s honey bees - (Experiment Station)
Seshadri, A.H., Walker, T. 2020. Integrated Hive Management for Colorado Beekeepers: Strategies for identifying and mitigating pests and diseases affecting Colorado’s honey bees. Colorado State University CEPEP. Available: https://arapahoe.extension.colostate.edu/wp-content/uploads/sites/10/2020/01/CO-IHM-Book-for-Print-2020.pdf.
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