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Offline Finsky

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Varroa researchers
« on: January 16, 2007, 05:05:48 PM »

Here is a new seminar and persons' names which know about varroa

Perhaps you find from internet what they know about issue.

JANUARY 12, 2007
FRIDAY - January 12, 2007

8:15 AM Intermediate levels of resistance to tracheal mites in crosses
between resistant and susceptible strains.
Jose Villa
USDA-ARS, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
8:30 AM A three year study of screen bottom boards in the northeast.
Nicholas Calderone
Cornell University, Ithaca, New York
8:45 AM Evaluation of Api-Life VAR® and Mite-Away II® in the northeast.
Nicholas Calderone
Cornell University, Ithaca, New York
9:00 AM Effect of Mitezapper on varroa mite population suppression: a field test.
Zazchary Y. Huang, M. Langenberger and J. Riddle
Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan
9:15 AM Profitability of a varroa IPM system.
Jennifer Berry and K.S. Delaplane
University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia
9:30 AM Varroa in context of foraging economy and plant pollination.
Keith Delaplane and A. Ellis
University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia
9:45 AM Varroa-sensitive hygiene and recapped brood cells.
Jeff Harris
USDA-ARS, Baton rouge, Louisiana
10:15 AM Honey bee health in crisis: what is causing bee mortality?
Richard E.L. (Dick) Rogers
Wageningen U., Nova Scotia, Canada
10:30 AM Oxalic acid – a prospective tool for reducing varroa mite populations in
package bees. (Student Competition)
Nick Aliano and M.D. Ellis
University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Nebraska
10:45 AM Developing Hivastan® (fenpyroximate) for the control of Varroa
Frank Eischen, R.H. Graham , and Raul Rivera
USDA-ARS. Weslaco, Texas
11:00 AM Varroa treatment in Germany using etheric oils and organic acids
(with special regard to the use of oxalic acid)
Peter Rosenkranz
University of Hohenheim, Stuttgart, Germany
11:15 AM Semiochemicals triggering the reproduction and mating of Varroa
Peter Rosenkranz
University of Hohenheim, Stuttgart, Germany
11:30 AM Comparing baits to use with the “Hood Trap” for small hive beetle in
John Skinner
University of Kentucky, Knoxville, Tennessee
1:15 PM Fecundity of Aethina tumida (Coleoptera: Nitidulidae) mated with different
number of males.
Lilia de Guzman and A. Frake
USDA-ARS, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
1:30 PM Comparison of two small hive beetle attractants inside honey bee colonies.
Mike Hood and M. Nolan
Clemson University, Clemson, South Carolina
1:45 PM Tales from the Crypt: Using dead-bee traps to monitor deformed wing and
other aspects of colony health.
Geoff Williams
Acadia University, Wolfville, Nova Scotia, Canada
2:00 PM The continuing story of honey bee viruses.
Nancy Ostiguy
Penn State, University Park, Pennsylvania
2:15 PM Brood volatiles from resistant and susceptible bee lines.
Diana Sammataro, J. Finley, and J. Hooper
USDA-ARS, Tucson, Arizona
2:30 PM Assessment of genetic diversity among U.S. populations of Italian honey
Lalania Bilodeau, H.A. Sylvester, R.G. Danka and T.E. Rinderer
USDA-ARS, Baton Rough, Louisiana
3:00 PM Prospects for using the bee genome project to identify African alleles
involved in stinging behavior.
Greg Hunt
Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana
3:15 PM One hive per acre with supplemental pollination is better than two hives
without extra pollen: case histories.
Thomas E. Ferrari
Pollen Bank, Bakersfield, California
3:30 PM Almond pollen collection by US overwintered colonies and Australian
package colonies.
Frank A. Eischen, R.H. Graham, R. Rivera, and J. Traynor
USDA-ARS, Weslaco, Texas
3:45 PM Africanized honey bees in urban environments: A Spatio-temporal
Kristen A. Baum, Oklahoma State Univ., Stillwater, OK., M. Tchakerian,
Texas A&M Univ., College Station, TX, Steven C. Thoenes, BeeMaster,
Inc., Tucson, AZ., and R.N. Coulson, Texas A&M Univ., College Station,

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Re: Varroa researchers
« Reply #1 on: January 17, 2007, 12:33:14 AM »
Finsky, looks like a jam packed itinerary.  Would have been a great day there.  Great day. Cindi
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