Monday, December 10, 2007: 8:00 AM-12:00 PM

Windsor, Regency Ballroom, First Floor (Town & Country)

C, Session Cb. Apiculture and Social Insects

Organizer(s): Rosalind James
Alejandro A. Calixto
8:00 AM Introductory Remarks
8:05 AM 0374Emergence and consequences of division of labor in forced associations of normally solitary halictine bees
C. Tate Holbrook, Rebecca M. Clark, RaphaŽl Jeanson, Susan M. Bertram, Penelope F. Kukuk, Jennifer H. Fewell
8:17 AM0375In-nest task specialization in the bumble bee Bombus impatiens
Jennifer M. Jandt, Anna Dornhaus
8:29 AM 0376A novel technique for assessing pollination levels of greenhouse tomatoes by bumble bees
Andrew Wib Joseph, Ricardo T. Bessin
8:41 AM0377Distance measurement, canopy foraging, and communication in the stingless bee species Melipona panamica
Megan A. Eckles, James Nieh
8:53 AM0378Deconstructing Varroa destructor: Bees, mites, and beekeepers
Katie Lee, Marla Spivak, Eric Burkness, Roger Moon
9:05 AM0379Evaluation of botanical smokes as alternative methods for control of Varroa destructor on the honeybee, Apis mellifera
J. Zawislak, D.C. Steinkraus
9:17 AM Break
9:29 AM0380Ode d' diseased brood: Volatiles that elicit honey bee hygienic behavior
Jodi A. Swanson, Stephen Kells, Marla Spivak, Baldwyn Torto, James Tumlinson
9:41 AM0381Honey bee (Apis mellifera L.) nurses differentiate between larvae based on nutritional status
Bradley N Metz, Tanya Pankiw
9:53 AM0382Colony-level immunity benefits of resin collection by honey bees (Apis mellifera)
Michael Simone, Jay Evans, Marla Spivak
10:05 AM0383The relationship between ovary development and foraging behavior in the honey bee, Apis mellifera
Adam J. Siegel, Osman Kaftanoglu, M. Kim Fondrk, Robert E. Page
10:17 AM0384The development of honey bee flight capacity
Jason T. Vance, Jason B. Williams, Michelle M. Elekonich, Stephen P. Roberts
10:29 AM0385Components of the insulin/insulin-like growth factor signaling pathway in selected strains of honey bees (Apis mellifera)
Kate E. Ihle, Robert E. Page Jr., M. Kim Fondrk, Gro V. Amdam

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