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Posts tagged ‘CCD working team’

17
May

American Bee Journal Article – “An Estimate of Managed Colony Losses in the Winter of 2006 – 2007: A Report Commissioned by the Apiary Inspectors of America by Dennis vanEngelsdorp, Robyn Underwood, Dewey Caron, Jerry Hayes, Jr.

http://maarec.psu.edu/CCDPpt/CCDJuly07ABJArticle-1.pdf

14
May

CCD Background

Colony Collapse Disorder (CCD) is the name that has been given to the latest, and what seems to be the most serious, die-off of honey bee colonies across the country. It is characterized by sudden colony death with a lack of adult bees in/in front of the dead-outs. Honey and bee bread are usually present and there is often evidence of recent brood rearing. In some cases, the queen and a small number of survivor bees may be present in the brood nest. It is also characterized by delayed robbing and slower than normal invasion by common pests such as wax moth and small hive beetles.

CCD Frequently Asked Questions – March, 2007.

Map of US states reporting Colony Collapse Disorder as of 2007.

12
May

CCD Working Group Pathogen Sub-Group Progress Report

http://maarec.psu.edu/CCDPpt/PathogenSub-GroupProjectMay142007.pdf

28
Mar

Summary of Research on the Non-target Effects of Bt Corn Pollen on Honeybees

http://maarec.psu.edu/CCDPpt/NontargeteffectsofBt.pdf

28
Mar

Testimony by Diana Cox-Foster before U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Agriculture, Subcommittee on Horticulture and Organic Agriculture

http://maarec.psu.edu/CCDPpt/CoxFosterTestimonyFinal.pdf

27
Mar
congressional-research-service

CRS Report for Congress – Recent Honey Bee Colony Declines

http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/RL33938.pdf