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Research Project: Genetics and Breeding in Support of Honey Bee Health

Location: Honey Bee Breeding, Genetics, and Physiology Research

Title: American Bee Research Conference 2017: A short report

Author
item Nino, Elina - University Of California
item Simone-finstrom, Michael

Submitted to: Bee Culture
Publication Type: Trade Journal
Publication Acceptance Date: 3/17/2017
Publication Date: 5/1/2017
Citation: Nino, E.L., Simone-Finstrom, M. 2017. American Bee Research Conference 2017: A short report. Bee Culture. 5:62-63.

Interpretive Summary: An overview is presented for the American Bee Research Conference (ABRC) held in January 2017 in Galveston, TX and organized by the American Association of Professional Apiculturists. The ABRC is a scientific conference focused solely on current honey bee research and held annually with one of the beekeeping conventions. This year's conference featured 59 talks, including 19 student talks, and 14 poster presentations. Topics of presentations covered all of the major issues and areas of honey bee biology, including queen health, pesticides, nutrition and honey bee parasites and pests.

Technical Abstract: An overview is presented for the American Bee Research Conference (ABRC) held in January 2017 in Galveston, TX and organized by the American Association of Professional Apiculturists. The ABRC is a scientific conference focused solely on current honey bee research and held annually with one of the beekeeping conventions. This year's conference featured 59 talks, including 19 student talks, and 14 poster presentations. Topics of presentations covered all of the major issues and areas of honey bee biology, including queen health, pesticides, nutrition and honey bee parasites and pests.