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Bee World  Vol. 90 (1) 2013 pp. 16-17 Article Title Plants for Bees: Plectranthus rugosus Wall Author(s) D P Abrol, Uma Sankar, Devinder Sharma, Sandeep Kotwal and Bandana Bhau Abstract It is a wild shrub about one to two meters tall, distributed throughout the temperate Himalayan region on hilly slopes, even with…
Bee World  Vol. 90 (1) 2013 pp. 15-16 Article Title Beaverlodge, Canada Author(s) Norman Carreck Abstract In the middle of January, I had the opportunity to visit the Beaverlodge Experimental Farm in Alberta, Canada. Beaverlodge, run by Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, has connections with bees dating back to 1922, but…
Bee World  Vol. 90 (1) 2013 pp. 12-14 Article Title A Short History of Beekeeping in the Ukraine Author(s) Richard Jones Abstract Ukraine is both an old country and a new country. For a large part of the 20th Century it was subsumed under the gigantic umbrella of the USSR.…
Bee World  Vol. 90 (1) 2013 pp. 10-11 Article Title EU Reference Laboratory for Honey Bee Health Author(s) Marie-Pierre Chauzat and Magali Ribière-Chabert Abstract By law, the EU reference laboratory has to coordinate, in consultation with the Commission, the methods employed in the Member States for diagnosing the relevant honey…
Bee World  Vol. 90 (1) 2013 p. 9 Article Title The Appliance of Science: The COLOSS BEEBOOK Author(s) Norman Carreck Abstract As mentioned in the last issue of this journal (Carreck, 2012), the long awaited COLOSS BEEBOOK is now a reality. The background to this exciting project has already been…
Bee World  Vol. 90 (1) 2013 p. 8 Article Title New on the Library Shelf Pot-Honey: a legacy of stingless bees. Edited by Patricia Vit, Silvia M. Pedro and David Roubik Author(s) Richard Jones Abstract Over 700 pages written by 40+ specialist authors, 10 appendices and a comprehensive index make this the…
Bee World  Vol. 90 (1) 2013 pp. 6-8 Article Title Honey Hunting in Madagascar Author(s) Franc Šivic Abstract It was late November 2012. Rain was pouring down, a cold wind was blowing and the mountains were covered with snow. A group of old friends decided to leave Slovenia and spend…
Bee World  Vol. 90 (1) 2013 p. 5 Article Title Stirring up a Hornet’s Nest Author(s) Thomas Sicheritz-Ponten and Nikolaj Blom Abstract Recently there has been a lot of focus on the emerging field of electro-microbiology, where bacteria can either utilize electricity and convert it into bio-mass or the other…
Bee World  Vol. 90 (1) 2013 pp. 2-4 Article Title The Top-Bar Hive: An Old Design Flourishing In Modern Beekeeping Author(s) Wyatt A Mangum Abstract The top-bar hive originated with the Greeks before the Common Era but was first recorded by George Wheler in 1682. Now a redesign of the…
Bee World  Vol. 90 (1) 2013 p. 1 Article Title Editorial : Bee World Author(s) Julian Rees and Richard Jones Abstract In January 2013 IBRA entered its 64th year and in June this journal will enter its 94th . That is, if one kindly ignores four years when the title…
Bee World   Vol.82 (1) 2001 pp.  3 - 4 DOI   Article Title Better information makes better beekeepers: how IBRA can help Author(s) RICHARD JONES AND PAMELA MUNN Abstract Beekeeping, bee science and bee technology are international. Advance depends on interchange of ideas and the sharing of experience. The execution of…
Journal of Apicultural Research Vol. 20 (4) pp. 258-262 DOI           ___ Date December 1981 Article Title WATER VAPOUR PERMEABILITY OF NEST MATERIALS FOR THE PROPAGATION OF MEGACHILE ROTUNDATA Author(s) G. H. RANK Abstract A high water vapour permeability is desirable for nest material, to discourage the growth of fun&!.…