Skip to main content
ARS Home » Southeast Area » Baton Rouge, Louisiana » Honey Bee Lab » Research » Publications at this Location » Publication #351858

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

Location: Honey Bee Breeding, Genetics, and Physiology Research

Title: So what are these acronyms I’ve never heard of before?: ABRC at AAPA 2018

Author
item Nino, Elna - University Of California, Davis
item Simone-finstrom, Michael

Submitted to: American Bee Journal
Publication Type: Trade Journal
Publication Acceptance Date: 3/28/2018
Publication Date: 4/24/2018
Citation: Nino, E.L., Simone-Finstrom, M. 2018. So what are these acronyms I’ve never heard of before?: ABRC at AAPA 2018. American Bee Journal. 158(5):515-518.

Interpretive Summary: An overview is presented for the American Bee Research Conference (ABRC) held in January 2018 in Reno, NV 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. Over the two-day conference, a total of 55 oral presentations and 12 poster presentations were given, representing work done from over 30 different research groups 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 2018 in Reno, NV 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. Over the two-day conference, a total of 55 oral presentations and 12 poster presentations were given, representing work done from over 30 different research groups 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.