September 2013

Vol.115,No3

Not an easy swarm to collect, but one that was hived successfully, despite the comb containing a large amount of sealed brood. We will undoubtedly see lots of swarms again this Spring. Photo courtesy Lionel Burley

Not an easy swarm to collect, but one that was hived successfully, despite the comb containing a large amount of sealed brood. We will undoubtedly see lots of swarms again this Spring.
Photo courtesy Lionel Burley

  • Issues Affecting Australian Beekeeping
  • Editorial Notes….
    • Copy Deadlines
    • The Dangers of Spraying Crops in Flower – Worth Bringing to Growers’ Attention
    • Wet European Spring Affects Bees
    • Unintended Consequences Using RNAi Pesticides?
    • Sydney apiarist helps keep our agricultural industries buzzing
    • Does Half a Millimetre Make a Difference?
    • New Chemical – Sulfoxaflor
  • TOCAL FIELD DAY
  • OBITUARY
    • ROD BLATCH
  • Letters to the Editor
    • Re: RIRDC-sponsored Workshop on Bee Breeding (August Issue p.55 The ABK)
    • Work Wanted
    • Work Wanted
  • Floral Fidelity Out The Window When Species Decline
  • Routine Import Risk Analysis (IRA) - Importation of Queen Bees (Tasmania)
  • In The Apiary
  • When to Add Another Box
  • Bees and Beekeeping
  • Judging The Quality of the Queen Bee
  • Swarming – Control and Management
  • CHINA - Part II
  • Bait Hives To Lure And Capture Swarms
  • How Does a Swarm Find a New Home?
  • Making beeswax furniture polish
  • RECENT RESEARCH – Here and Overseas
    • Crop Pollination Exposes Honey Bees to Pesticides Which Alters Their Susceptibility to the Gut Pathogen Nosema ceranae
  • BEEKEEPERS’ASSOCIATIONS