Pictures Beekeeping

For posters on beekeeping subjects see BeeLab.umn.edu.

Picture here are mine unless otherwise noted. You are free to use mine for non commercial use with citation "G.S. Reuter, University of Minnesota"

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Gary Bee Beard

poster 159 educational numbered picture

The poster above is available on the bee lab web site z.umn.edu/freebee. Copies of individual pictures (1800 x 1350 pixels) are available below.

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poster 156 educational numbered pic

The poster above is available on the bee lab web site z.umn.edu/freebee. Copies of individual pictures (1800 x 1350 pixels) are available below.

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The following pictures are 500 x 400 pixel copies (click picture to download) of the figures in Honey Bee Diseases and Pest manual 2016 by Marla Spivak and Gary Reuter. Information on the manual is available here.

AFB Scale Figure 1. Old comb with AFB “scale” hardened and stuck to lower edge of comb. Comb is upside down in photo to expose lower part of cells.

f2-afb-comb Figure 2. AFB kills sealed brood. Symptoms include brood cells with perforated cappings and brown, gooey, smelly dead brood inside.

f3-afb-ropy Figure 3. The “ropiness” test to determine if brood has AFB

f4-efb_haung Figure 4. An EFB infection kills larvae before they are sealed. The dead larvae do not become ropy.

f5a-chalkbrood Figure 5. Chalkbrood kills sealed brood. Symptoms include brood cells with perforated or opened capping with hard white or black “mummies” inside.

f6-chalkbrood Figure 6. Close-up of chalkbrood mummies.

F7-deformed wing virus Figure 7. Close up of bee with deformed wing virus (DWV)

f8 tracheal mites Figure 8. Tracheal mites in breathing tubes (trachea) of a bee, viewed through a microscope (100-200X).

f9-varroa_on_pupa Figure 9. Varroa mites on a bee pupa (cell wall was removed for the photo).

f10-varroa_on_adults Figure 10. Varroa mites on thorax of adult bees.

f11-p_sugar Figure 11. Powdered sugar method for sampling varroa showing the sugar being put into jar.

f12-alcohol_wash Figure 12. Alcohol wash showing screen full of bees.

f13-shb_and_bee Figure 13. Mug shot of small hive beetles next to a honey bee.

f14-shb Figure 14. Close shot of small hive beetle. Note “clubbed” antennae.

 f15-wax_moth Figure 15. Mug shot of greater wax moth next to a honey bee.

f16-bear_fence Figure 16. Electric fence around an apiary.

winterc  wintered colony

winterb  wintered 4 pack

wax_scale_8  wax scale and bee

wax_scale7  wax scale coming out of bee

wax-moth-damage  Wax moth damage

van Original UofM bee truck

distancegraphic Foraging range for bees

smoker  Smoker

tatoo temporary tatoo

 

These are fun bee pictures.

Bees on water Bees at the watering hole.

Queen and bees on comb Queen and bees on comb.

The following are pictures from a bear attack on an apiary.

Bear damage to bee  hives  Bear damage to bee  hives 2  Bear damage to bee  hives frame 

The below pictures are the next day.
after_bear  after_bear 2