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Russian Honey Bee Publications

2007 - 2017

1993 - 2007

 

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DANKA, R. G., BEAMAN, L., 2007. Flight Activity of USDA-ARS Russian Honey Bees (Hymenoptera: Apidae) During Pollination of Lowbush Blueberries in Maine. Journal of Economic Entomology 100(2):267-272.

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CARGEL, R., RINDERER, T, 2007. Acceptance of Mated Queens and Queen Cells in Colonies of Russian and Italian Honey Bees. Bee Culture 135(6):27-29.

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DEGUZMAN, L., RINDERER, T. E., FRAKE, A. 2008. Comparative reproduction of Varroa destructor in different types of Russian and Italian honey bee combs. Experimental and Applied Acarology 44:227-238.

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DEGUZMAN, L., FRAKE, A., RINDERER, T. E. 2008. Detection and removal of brood infested with eggs and larvae of small hive beetles (Aethina tumida Murray) with Russian honey bees. Journal of Apicultural Research and Bee World. 47(3):216-221.

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VILLA, J., RINDERER, T. E., 2008. Inheritance of resistance to Acarapis woodi (Acari: Tarsonemidae) in crosses between selected resistant Russian and selected susceptible U.S. honey bees (Hymenoptera: Apidae). Journal of Economic Entomology 101(6):1756-1759.

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FRAKE, A.M., DEGUZMAN, L.I., RINDERER, T. E. 2009. Comparative resistance of Russian and Italian honey bees (Hymenoptera: Apidae) to small hive beetles (Coleoptera: Nitidulidae). Journal of Economic Entomology 102(1):13-19.

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VILLA, J. D., RINDERER, T. E., BIGALK, M. 2009. Overwintering of Russian honey bees in northeastern Iowa. Science of Bee Culture 1(2):19-21, supplement to Bee Culture. 137(2).

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DANKA, R. G., BEAMAN, L. D. 2009. Preliminary observations of autumn feeding of USDA-ARS Russian honey bees to enhance flight performance during almond pollination. Science of Bee Culture 1(2):27-30, supplement to Bee Culture. 137(2).

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BOURGEOIS, L., RINDERER, T. E. 2009. Genetic characterization of Russian honey bee stock selected for improved resistance to Varroa destructor. Journal of Economic Entomology 102(3):1233-1238.

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RINDERER, T. E., DEGUZMAN, L.I., BOURGEOIS, L., FRAKE, A. 2010. The Effects of Hive Size, Feeding and Nosema ceranae on the Size of Winter Clusters of Russian Honey Bee Colonies. Science of Bee Culture 2(1):1-6, supplement to Bee Culture. 138(3).

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RINDERER, T. E., HARRIS, J.W., HUNT, G.J., DEGUZMAN, L.I. 2010. Breeding for Resistance to Varroa destructor in North America. Apidologie 41(3):409-424.

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BOURGEOIS, A.L., SHEPPARD, W.S., SYLVESTER, H.A., RINDERER, T. E. 2010 Genetic Stock Identification of Russian Honey Bees. Journal of Economic Entomology 103(3):917-924.

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BOURGEOIS, A.L., SYLVESTER, H.A., COY, S., RINDERER, T.E. 2010. Genetic Stock Identification of Production Colonies of Russian Honey Bees. Science of Bee Culture 2(2):1-2, , supplement to Bee Culture 139(3).

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RINDERER, T.E., DEGUZMAN, L.I., WAGNITZ, J.J., FRAKE, A.M. 2011. The Effects of Hive Color and Feeding on the Size of Winter Clusters of Russian Honey Bee Colonies. Science of Bee Culture 3(1):5-8, supplement to Bee Culture 139(3).

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SYLVESTER, H.A., BOURGEOIS, A.L., DE GUZMAN, L.I., RINDERER, T.E. 2011. Presence Of Russian Honey Bee Genotypes In Swarms In Louisiana, Notes Science of Bee Culture 3(1):9-10, supplement to Bee Culture 139(3).

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MUNDAY, M., RINDERER, T.E., RUEPPELL, O. 2012. Ovariole number and ovary activation of Russian honeybee workers (Apis mellifera L.). Journal of Apicultural Research 51(1): 147-149.

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DANKA, R.G., DE GUZMAN, L.I., RINDERER, T.E., SYLVESTER, H.A., WAGENER, C.M., BOURGEOIS, A.L., HARRIS, J.W., VILLA, J.D. 2012. Functionality of Varroa-Resistant Honey Bees (Hymenoptera: Apidae) when used in Migratory Beekeeping for Crop Pollination. Journal of Economic Entomology 105(2):313-321.

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RINDERER, T.E., DE GUZMAN, L.I., FRAKE, A.M. 2013. Associations of parameters related to the fall of Varroa destructor (Mesostigmata: Varroidae) in Russian and Italian Honey Bee (Hymenoptera: Apidae) colonies. Journal of Economic Entomology 106(2):566-575.

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RINDERER, T.E., OLDROYD, B.P., FRAKE, A.M., DE GUZMAN, L.I., BOURGEOIS, L. 2013. Responses to Varroa destructor and Nosema ceranae by several commercial strains of Australian and North American honeybees (Hymenoptera: Apidae). Australian Journal of Entomology 52(2):156-163.

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RINDERER, T.E., DE GUZMAN, L.I., FRAKE, A.M., TARVER, M.R., KHONGPHINITBUNJONG, K. 2014. An evaluation of the associations of parameters related to the fall of Varroa destructor (Acari: Varroidae) from commercial honey bee (Hymenoptera: Apidae) colonies as tools for selective breeding for mite resistance. Journal of Economic Entomology 107(2):516-522.

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RINDERER, T.E., DANKA, R.G., JOHNSON, S., BOURGEOIS, A.L., FRAKE, A.M., VILLA, J.D., DE GUZMAN, L.I., HARRIS, J.W. 2014. Functionality of Varroa-Resistant Honey Bees (Hymenoptera: Apidae) When Used for Western U.S. Honey Production and Almond Pollination. Journal of Economic Entomology 107(2):523-530.

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KIRRANE, M.J., DE GUZMAN, L.I., HOLLOWAY, B.A., FRAKE, A.M., RINDERER, T.E., WHELAN, P.M. 2015. Phenotypic and Genetic Analyses of the Varroa Sensitive Hygienic Trait in Russian Honey Bee (Hymenoptera: Apidae) Colonies. PLOS ONE doi: 10.1371.

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DE GUZMAN, L.I., RINDERER, T.E., FRAKE, A.M., KIRRANE, M.J. 2016. Brood removal influences fall of Varroa destructor in honey bee colonies. Journal of Apicultural Research doi: 10.1080/00218839.2015.1117294.

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KHONGPHINITBUNJONG, K., DEGUZMAN, L.I., RINDERER, T., TARVER, M.R., FRAKE, A.M., CHEN, Y., CHANTAWANNAKUL, P. 2016. Responses of Varroa-resistant honey bees (Apis mellifera L.) to Deformed wing virus. Journal of Asia-Pacific Entomology 19:921-927.

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BOURGEOIS, A.L., RINDERER, T.E., DEGUZMAN, L.I., HOILLOWAY, B.A. 2016. Molecular genetic analysis of Varroa destructor mites in brood, fallen injured mites and worker bee longevity in honey bees. Journal of Apicultural Research 54(4):328-334.

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BOURGEOIS, A.L., BEAMAN, L.D. 2017. Tracking the Genetic Stability of a Honey Bee (Hymenoptera: Apidae) Breeding Program with Genetic Markers. Journal of Economic Entomology 110(4):1419-1423.

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DEGUZMAN, L.I., FRAKE, A.M., SIMONE-FINSTROM, M. 2017. Comparative Flight Activities and Pathogen Load of Two Stocks of Honey Bees Reared in Gamma-Irradiated Combs. Insects 8, 127. doi:10.3390/insects8040127.