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Research Project: Quantifying and Reducing Colony Losses from Nutritional, Pathogen/Parasite, and Pesticide Stress by Improving Colony Management Practices

Location: Carl Hayden Bee Research Center

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)

Traces of a neonicotinoid pesticide stimulate different honey bee colony activities, but do not increase colony size or longevity Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Meikle, W.G., Colin, T., Adamczyk Jr, J.J., Weiss, M., Barron, A. 2022. Traces of a neonicotinoid pesticide stimulate different honey bee colony activities, but do not increase colony size or longevity. Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety. 231, Article 113202. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecoenv.2022.113202.

A common fungicide, Pristine®, impairs olfactory associative learning performance in honey bees (Apis mellifera) Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Desjardins, N., Fisher, A., Ozturk, C., Fewell, J., Hoffman, G.D., Harrison, J., Smith, B. 2021. A common fungicide, Pristine®, impairs olfactory associative learning performance in honey bees (Apis mellifera). Environmental Pollution. 288,Article 117720. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envpol.2021.117720.

Field cross-fostering and in vitro rearing demonstrate negative effects of both larval and adult exposure to a widely used fungicide in honey bees (Apis mellifera) Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Fisher Ii, A., Hoffman, G.D., Smith, B., Ozturk, C., Kaftanoglu, O., Fewell, J., Harrison, J. 2021. Field cross-fostering and in vitro rearing demonstrate negative effects of both larval and adult exposure to a widely used fungicide in honey bees (Apis mellifera). Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety. 217. Article 112251. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecoenv.2021.112251.

The importance of time and place: Nutrient composition and utilization of seasonal pollens by European honey bees (Apis mellifera L. Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hoffman, G.D., Corby-Harris, V.L., Carroll, M.J., Toth, A., Gage, S., Watkins De Jong, E.E., Graham, R.H., Chambers, M.L., Meador, C., Obernesser, B. 2021. The importance of time and place: Nutrient composition and utilization of seasonal pollens by European honey bees (Apis mellifera L.). Insects. 12(3). Article 235. https://doi.org/10.3390/insects12030235.

Consumption of field-realistic doses of a widely used mito-toxic fungicide reduces thorax mass but does not negatively impact flight capacities of the honey bee (Apis mellifera) Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Glass, J.R., Fisher, A., Fewell, J.H., Hoffman, G.D., Ozturk, C., Harrison, J.F. 2021. Consumption of field-realistic doses of a widely used mito-toxic fungicide reduces thorax mass but does not negatively impact flight capacities of the honey bee (Apis mellifera). Environmental Pollution. 274. Article 116533. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envpol.2021.116533.