Posts Tagged: Eric Mussen
What's killing the honey bees? The email arrived in my UC Davis inbox at 9:10 a.m., Thursday, Jan....
This dead honey bee with a load of pollen was among dozens found outside the Robert and Margrit Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts on the UC Davis campus. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Bee guru Eric Mussen explains bee behavior to Mondavi house manager Kerrilee Knights. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Dead bees, with pollen loads intact. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Thar's gold in them thar apple trees. Gold? When a rotten apple tree was cut down last week on...
A male Valley carpenter bee (right) peers from a hole. A female (all females are solid black) occupies the hole next to him.
A cluster of male Valley carpenter bees.
Extension apiculturist (emeritus) Eric Mussen holds a handful of male Valley carpenter bees.
This male Valley carpenter bee backed into its drilled hole to keep warm.
It's time to revisit "The 13 Bugs of Christmas." You've heard "The 12 Days of Christmas," beginning...
Golden bee (Cordovan) nectaring on lavender. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Varroa mites: Public Enemy No. 1. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
If you should ask Extension apiculturist (emeritus) Eric Mussen of the University of California,...
Matan Shelomi, wearing a UC Davis entomology shirt, stands in front of the Reichstag in Berlin.
Noted entomologist May Berenbaum lectured May 20 at UC Davis on disappearing bees and then visited the Department of Entomology and Nematology's bee garden. With her (from left) are UC Davis bee authorities Robbin Thorp, Brian Johnson and Eric Mussen. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
It's crunch time. Officials organizing the 42nd annual Almond Conference are gearing up for their...
Honey bee pollinating an almond blossom. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
An almond orchard in spring of 2013 in Dixon. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)