Mating biology of the honeybee (YBKA)

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Dr Jamie Ellis and Mating biology of the honeybee

Individual honeybees and honey bee colonies both reproduce. In this lecture, you will learn about the mating and reproductive habits of queen and drone honeybees. The reproduction of individual bees will be placed in a larger context with that of colony-level reproduction, a feat accomplished by the swarm.

Dr Jamie Ellis is the Gahan Endowed Professor of Entomology in the Department of Entomology and Nematology at the University of Florida. He has a BS degree in Biology from the University of Georgia (USA) and a PhD in Entomology from Rhodes University in South Africa. At the University of Florida, Jamie has responsibilities in extension, instruction and research. Regarding his extension work, Jamie created the UF, South Florida, and Caribbean Bee Colleges, and the UF Master Beekeeper Program. As an instructor, Jamie supervises PhD and masters students. Currently, Jamie and his team have over 30 active research projects in the fields of honey bee husbandry, conservation and ecology, and integrated crop pollination

We look forward to welcoming lots of YBKA members to this event.

Date

18 Mar 2021

Time

7:00 pm

Location

North Yorkshire (Eng)
North Yorkshire

Location 2

Online
Category
Yorkshire Beekeepers (YBKA)

Organiser

Yorkshire Beekeepers (YBKA)
Website
https://ybka.org.uk/

Speaker

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