February 2011

Vol.112, No8

Silver leaf Ironbark, Morven (Western Queensland) in full flower. Hopefully beekeepers working this area were not affected by the recent widespread flooding. Photo courtesy Mark Farley

Silver leaf Ironbark, Morven (Western Queensland) in full flower. Hopefully beekeepers working this area were not affected by the recent widespread flooding.
Photo courtesy Mark Farley

  • Beekeeping in the ‘Lucky’ Country
  • Editorial Notes….
    • Copy Deadlines
    • www.theabk.com.au
    • Can you help?
    • Comvita Loses UK Patent Case
    • Bee scientists hope to force killer mites to self destruct
    • Resistance to Bayvarol Found in Ireland
    • Argument for Making the US Ban on Import of Australian Bee Permanent?
    • Sleepy Bees Aren’t As Efficient
    • Honey Bee Videos
    • A Useful Quote!!
    • Urban Beekeeping Keeps Growing
  • LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
    • AFB War
    • A Disaster in the Making?
    • Re: Back Care and Bee Boxes
  • SYDNEY ROYAL NATIONAL HONEY SHOW 14-27 April 2011
    • Entries now open for 2011
  • IN THE APIARY
    • Relationships of Honey Bees and Pesticides
  • HONEYBEE ADVISORY COMMITTEE VACANCIES: CHAIR AND MEMBER
  • Medicine from the Honey Bee
  • The Beekeeper’s New Clothes
  • Making the most of pollination to boost agricultural production
  • Beekeeping Can Be Tough!
  • Immunity And Resistance In The Bee World
  • Breeding Local Bees
  • WHAT IS BIODIVERSITY?
  • BOOK REVIEW: ‘The Bee-friendly Beekeeper – A Sustainable Approach’ by David Heaf
  • Plight of the Bee
  • How Many Bees in a Box?
  • RECENT RESEARCH – Here and Overseas
    • Cancer and the Bee’s Genes
  • BEGINNING IN BEES
    • Part 295(a) Extractors – Centrifugal – Vertical Axle
    • Part 295(b) Extractors – Centrifugal – Horizontal Axle
    • Part 295(c) Extractors – Centrifugal – Tangent
    • Part 295(d) Extractors – Centrifugal – Semi-radial
    • Part 295(e) Extractors – Centrifugal – Double Baskets
    • Part 295(f) Extractors – Centrifugal – Radial
    • Part 295(g) Extractors – Centrifugal – Reversible Baskets
    • Part 295(h) Extractors – Centrifugal – Slingers
    • Part 295(i) Extractors – Centrifugal – Box Extractors
    • Part 295(j) Extractors – Centrifugal – Loading & Unloading Horizontal Extractors
    • Part 296 Extractors – Pressure Extractors (Presses)
  • BEEKEEPERS’ASSOCIATIONS