Monday, December 10, 2007: 1:30 PM-5:30 PM

Royal Palm Salon Four, Royal Palm Ballroom, First Floor (Town & Country)

Ten-Minute Papers, Section Cb. Apiculture and Social Insects

Moderator(s): Darrell Moore
1:30 PM Introductory Remarks
1:35 PM0695Brood pheromone regulation of queen egg-laying in the honey bee (Apis mellifera L.)
Ramesh Reddy Sagili, Tanya Pankiw
1:47 PM 0696Modulation of nestmate recognition by queen mandibular pheromone in honey bees, Apis mellifera
Yongliang Fan, Freddie-Jeanne Richard, Christina Grozinger
1:59 PM0697Africanized and European honey bee worker ovarian follicle development response to racial brood pheromone extracts
Tanya Pankiw, Celina Garza
2:11 PM0698Effect of insemination volume and semen quantity on honey bee queens
Freddie-Jeanne Richard, David Tarpy, Christina Grozinger
2:23 PM0699Comparison of brain volume and associative learning in African and European honey bees (Apis mellifera L.)
Gloria DeGrandi-Hoffman, Tiffany Lucas, Wulfila Gronenberg, Delayne Caseman
2:35 PM0700PGM genotype frequencies in honey bee colonies in winter and summer
Meral Kence, Zerrin Güldüren, Aykut Kence
2:47 PM0701PGM genotype and foraging behavior in honey bees
Zerrin Güldüren, Tugrul Giray, Aykut Kence, Meral Kence
2:59 PM0702Proximal influences on time-memory acquisition in honey bee (Apis mellifera) foragers
Darrell Moore
3:11 PM Break
3:23 PM0703Behavioral characterization of three honey bee races native to Turkey
Tugrul Giray, Aykut Kence
3:35 PM0704Does wing beat frequency affect mating behavior in the honey bee queens (Apis mellifera L.)?
Devrim Oskay, Edilí Quiñones Ortiz, Susan Cobey, Tugrul Giray
3:47 PM0705Utility of two mite-resistant stocks of honey bees (Hymenoptera: Apidae) in Alabama beekeeping operations
Kenneth Ward, Robert Danka, Rufina Ward
3:59 PM0706Seasonal activity of the small hive beetle, Aethina tumida, as estimated by baited flight traps
Richard T. Arbogast, Baldwyn Torto, Peter E. A. Teal
4:11 PM0707Development and competition of several fungal pathogens in the honey bee larva Apis mellifera (Hymenoptera: Apidae)
Svjetlana Vojvodic, Annette B. Jensen, Jĝrgen Eilenberg
4:23 PM0708Maximum vertical force production in bumblebees (Apidae: Bombini): A methodological comparison
Robert Buchwald, Robert Dudley
4:35 PM0709Native bee species as red clover pollinators in western Oregon
Sujaya Rao, William Stephen
4:47 PM0710Native bee pollinator diversity in Vaccinium species in western Oregon
William Stephen, Sujaya Rao
4:59 PM0711Commercial density of alfalfa leafcutting bees, Megachile rotundata, affects reproductive success
Theresa Pitts-Singer, Jordi Bosch
5:11 PM 0712Bee nest parasites (Meloe franciscanus) use sexual deception to obtain transport to host bee (Habropoda pallida) nest
Leslie Saul-Gershenz, Jocelyn G. Millar, J. Steven McElfresh

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