BIM Index Issues 1-25

BIM Index Issues 1-25

Bee Improvement Magazine: subject index. Issues 1-25

Africa

Beekman, Dr. Madeleine “The Cape invaders.” 9, 12

 

Allergies

Tarzi, Dr. M. D. “Allergy to hymenoptera venom.” 9, 8

 

Apis mellifera mellifera

Burry, Harris “Conserving biodiversity in the dark European honey bee.” 2, 8

Crudgington, Dr. H.G. “Hygienic behaviour in British honey bees.” 12, 6

Knight, Albert “Why Apis mellifera mellifera?” 1, 5

Knight, Albert “BIBBA’s campaign to get Apis mellifera mellifera protected in the UK.” 3, 18

Knight, Albert “BIBBA survey of Apis mellifera mellifera colonies.” 19, 21

Knight, Albert “Obtaining native bees.” 2, 11

Knight, Albert”Romans did not introduce honey bees to Britain.” 8, 17

Mac Giolla Coda, Dr. Eoghan “The implications of climate change for Apis mellifera mellifera in Britain and Ireland.” 20, 10

Pritchard, Dr. Dorian “Beowulf vindicated, but native bees threatened by imports.” 21, 22

Pritchard, Dr. Dorian “Our native honeybee lives!” 18, 21

 

Assessment

Anonymous “World first in wing morphometry?” 7, 15

Dews, John E. “Discoidal shift.” 13, 28

Knight, Albert “Computer program for morphometry.” 14, 7

Louveaux, Jean “Methods for apiary comparisons in France.” 25, 14

Mac Giolla Coda, Micheal “Colony appraisals.” 4, 6

 

BABE project

Ratnieks, Dr. Francis & Palmer, Kellie “BABE research in Hope Valley and Edale, Derbyshire.” 12, 24

Ratnieks, Dr. Francis”Beekeeping and apis biodiversity in Europe.” 7, 13

Ratnieks, Dr. Francis & Jensen, Dra. Annette “Evaluation of queen mating isolation in the Peak District, Sheffield, by means of DNA microsatellites.” 15, 8

Ratnieks, Dr. Francis”Queen rearing in the Hope Valley: queens now for sale.” 17, 12

Bee biology

Clancy, Dr. Michael “Are honeybees intelligent?” 7, 22

Cushman, Dave “Foundation cell size.” 9, 17

Denwood, Philip “Cell size.” 15, 23

Downs, Stephen “Honey bees, their own worst enemy?” 5, 8

Hannon, Don “Fragile drones (report on AGM lecture).” 10, 26

Kahn, Jacob “Compound eyes of honeybees may be a factor in determining the time required for metamorphosis.” 11, 29

Martin, Dr. Stephen “Hygienic behaviour: an alternative view.” 7, 6

Milner, Rev. Eric “Swarming.” 14, 4

Patterson, Roger “Queens – poor mating & laying.” 23, 8

Ratnieks, Dr. Francis “How far do honey bees forage?” 6, 10

Ratnieks, Dr. Francis “Sodality and eusociality in insects.” 8, 20

Ratnieks, Dr. Francis “Why do researchers study the honey bee?” 7, 4

Slade, Chris “Size matters? Worker comb size preferences.” 7, 26

Spence, Bill “Some thoughts on drone laying queens.” 23, 10

Spivak, Dr. Marla “How do bees detect diseased or infested brood?” [BIBBA Conference 2000.) 7, 16

Spivak, Dr. Marla “Mechanisms of American foulbrood resis­ tance and current research on hygienic behaviour.” 9, 22

Spivak, Dr. Marla & Reuter, M. G. “Comparison of hygienic, SMR, Russian and Italian honey bees in a commercial apiary.” 9, 25

Theaker, Terence F. “Drones and queen mating.” 17, 4 Theaker, Terence F. “Bee races in the environment.” 16, 10

Theaker, Terence F. “The behaviour of queens.” 18, 8

Waring, Adrian “Supersedure.” 7, 28

 

Bee breeding philosophy and techniques

Arthur, Paul “Bee breeding experiences.” 10, 28

Atkinson, John “An aid to the preservation of strains of honey bees.” 8, 12

Burry, Harris “Action plan for Britain’s native dark honeybee.” 10, 4

Cushman, Dave “Increasing your stocks while breeding from a selected queen.” 11, 26

Dews, John E. “Honeybee improvement in a nutshell.” 2, 12

Jackman, Richard “Conservation ~ commercial?” 5, 17

Knight, Albert “A computerised record card/stud book system.” 16, 6

Knight, Albert “Bee breeding as a group activity.” 13, 7

Knight, Albert “Seeking colonies that show hygienic behaviour.” 5, 12

Mac Giolla Coda, Micheal “The honey crop – our ultimate aim.” 11, 24

Milner, Rev. Eric “The aims of BIBBA.” 25, 22

Milner, Ashleigh “Why bother to breed the native bee?” 14, 23

Pritchard, Dr. Dorian “Breeding bees on a small scale.” 8, 22

Pritchard, Dr. Dorian “Honeybee conservation in the 21st centu­ ry: new tools and new approaches.” 24, 4

Spivak, Dr. Marla “Is breeding for hygienic behaviour worth the effort?” [BIBBA Conference 2000.J 7, 16

Springall, Peter “Why leave it to chance?”1, 18

Waring, Adrian “Selection for supersedure.” [BIBBA Conference 2000.] 7, 17

Widdicombe, Jo “Bee improvement and conservation?” 8, 16

 

Bee genetics

Borrill, Dr. Bob “Genetics – of significance for BIBBA.” 6, 16

Pritchard, Dr. Dorian “The queen is promiscuous.” 5, 10

Pritchard, Dr. Dorian “What’s all this about DNA?” 22, 8

Ratnieks, Dr. Francis “Genetic differentiation of European honey bee sub-species.” 5, 6

Ratnieks, Dr. Francis “Why breeding bees is different.” 2, 6

Stokes, Angus “Honey bee research.”1, 20

 

Beekeeping techniques

Beekman, Dr. Madeleine “Pollinators in the greenhouse.” 6, 8

Boonham, Tony “Colony management.” 4, 10

Borrill, Dr. Bob “Beekeeping avoiding chemicals.” 12, 3

Chavasse, Claire “Bees up my sleeve so to speak.” 10, 22 [Use of nuclei.]

Clancy, Dr. Michael “Cold wintering.” 5, 4

Collins, Bill “Hive populations.” 4, 14

Ferguson-Thomas, D. H. “Honey production.” 8, 26

Hannon, Don “Making late nucs.” 8, 8

Hartshorn, Gordon “Difficulty finding the queen?” 8, 6

Kinross, John “The great trishaw hive moving experiment.” 2, 14

Mac Giolla Coda, Micheal “Preparing a colony for winter.” 3, 5

Mac Giolla Coda, Micheal”Uniting honeybee colonies and nuclei.” 6, 12

Waring, Adrian “Swarming, swarm control and supersedure.” 4,

 

BIBBA affairs (for groups see also under individual names)

Allen, David & Clare, Terry “BIBBA is changing – questionnaire.” 13, 15

Clare, Terry “Apimondia 2005.” 21, 20

Clare, Terry “BIBBA membership survey.” 15, 28 Clare, Terry “Dreams.” 12, 5

Clare, Terry “So next year – what is going to happen?” 22, 20

Clare, Terry “The role of BIBBA.” 22, 10

Clewes, Ron “York 1998: photomiscellany.” 3, 19

Dennis, Brian “Towards the year 2000.”1, 3

Denwood, Philip “Bee Improvement Magazine: article index.” 25, 26

Hinchley, Janet “BIBBA archive.” 20, 24

Knight, Albert “BIBBA group news.” 11, 7

Knight, Albert “BIBBA groups newsletter.” 13, 24

Knight, Albert “BIBBA groups and BIBBA news.” 10, 27

Knight, Albert “Breeding groups report.” 7, 14

Knight, Albert “Lester Wickham.” 15, 30

Knight, Albert “Sincere thanks.” 24, 30

Marsh, George “Queen rearing workshop.” 15, 8

McMullan, John “Reflections at the Sheffield Conference.” 13, 23

Pritchard, Dr. Dorian “Activities of bee breeding groups in the UK.” 13, 10

Robinson, Tom “York 1998 BIBBA Conference.” 3, 16

Robinson, Tom “BIBBA breeding group news.” 4, 22

Rudd, Ruary “BIBBA General Meeting, Gormanston College 26th July 2004.” 18, 28

Unwin, Sandra “Breeding groups.” 23, 24

 

Book & Video Reviews

Clancy, Dr. Michael “Review of World history of beekeeping and honey hunting, by Eva Crane.” 5, 25

Morse, Professor Roger “Video review: Dancing for their supper.” 3, 22

Pritchard, Dr. Dorian “Review of Beekeeping & conserving bio­ diversity of honeybees. Sustainable bee breeding. Theoretical & practical guide, edited by Marco Lodesani & Cecilia Costa.” 22, 21

Brittany

Pichon, Job “Breton Black Bee Association, France.” 9, 30

Pichon, Job “The Breton Black Bee Group.” 2, 22

Pichon, Job “The Breton Black Bees group.” 11, 8

 

Buckfast Bees

Dreher, Dr. Karl “On the question of the Buckfast bee.” 24, 10

Denwood, Philip “Further thoughts on the Buckfast bee.” 24, 12

 

Cornwall

Kilty; James “Breeding groups: Cornwall.” 15, 8

 

Denmark

Anonymous “Lceso black bees: European Court ruling.” 4, 5

Ashton, David “News from Lces0.” 19, 23

Robinson, Tom “Bee Farmers’ visit to Jutland” 15, 21

Robinson, Tom “Queen rearing in Denmark.” 23, 21

 

Disease

Borrill, Dr. Bob “Two birds with one stone.” 4, 18

Burry, Harris “The biggest problem everywhere.” 3, 20

Burry, Harris “Towards varroa resistance.”1, 9

Dennis, Brian “Chalk brood – an observation.” 16, 12

Dennis, Brian “Doing nothing is not an option.” 3, 10

Dews, John E. “A thymol over-frame evaporator.” 16, 4

Dews, John E. “Breeding for resistance to varroa – making a start.” 9, 26

Dews, John E. “Breeding for resistance to varroa – updated report to December 2002.” 13, 29

Dews, John E. “The quest for varroa resistant bees.”1, 8

Forsman, Tore, Idestrom, Per & Osterlund, Erik “Breeding varroa resistant bees.” Part 1 19, 4

Forsman, Tore, Idestrom, Per & Osterlund, Erik “Breeding varroa resistant bees. Part 2.” 20, 4

Forsman, Tore, Idestrom, Per & Osterlund, Erik “Breeding varroa resistant bees. Part 3.” 21, 4

Forsman, Tore, Idestrom, Per & Osterlund, Erik “Breeding varroa resistant bees. Part 4.” 22, 6

Hoskins, Ron “Group news: varroa tolerant honeybees.” 21, 26

Knight, Albert “The Brooks-Knight thymol frame.” 1, 12

Knight, Albert “Will you lose your colonies to varroa?1, 15

Martin, Dr. Stephen “Why do varroa infested colonies die?.” 12, 26

Needs, Bob “Foul brood – a biological cure on its way?” 8, 28

Schenk, Peter; Imdorf, Anton & Fluri, Peter “Effects of neem oil on varroa mites and bees.”. 11,6

 

Drone congregations

Cooper, Beowulf “Drone congregations.” 23, 25

Showier, Karl “One hundred years of drone congregations.” 2, 16

Showier, Karl “Drone congregations – a diary.” 6, 14

Showier, Karl “Drone congregations: a report for 2000.” 11, 10

Showier, Karl “Further observations on drone assembly con­ gregations.” 14, 9

 

East Midlands

Knight, Albert “East Midlands Group 1999.” 5, 24 Knight, Albert “Hope Valley project.” 5, 16

Knight, Albert “Native bees in a church roof space.” 21, 24

 

Equipment

Allen, David “Supermarket equipment.” 16, 9

Cooper, Beowulf “Devices for measuring colony characteris­ tics.” 25, 12

Knight, Albert “The nucleus hive – the beekeeper’s most versa­ tile tool.” 25, 18

Knight, Albert “Winter Projects.” 3, 4

Needs, Bob “Open mesh floors – tested over time.” 12, 28 Stokes, Angus “Bee colourful.” 2, 19

Stokes, Angus “Plastic foundation.” 6, 20

 

Greece

Phipps, John “When in Greece…” 9, 14

 

Greenland

Hertz, Ole “The black honey bee in South Greenland.” 7, 20

 

Iceland

Drivdal, Nils “Bees to Iceland – will it succeed?” 10, 8

 

India

Muthuraman, Dr. M. “Status of beekeeping in India.” 2, 23

Ireland

Clancy, Dr. Michael “My bees and I.” 10, 24

Dennis, Brian “A virgin at Gormanston.” 12, 8

Hendrie, John; Milward, Brian & Unwin, Sandra “BIBBA at Gormanston 2006.” 25, 4

Hillyard, T. N. “Native Irish black bee versus the Buckfast bee.” 24, 8

Knight, Albert “Gormanston 1998.” 2, 18

Mac Giolla Coda, Micheal “Galtee Bee Breeding Group.” 8, 18

Mac Giolla Coda, Micheal “Galtee Bee Breeding Group – the first five years.” 2, 20

Mac Giolla Coda, Micheal “Galtee Bee Breeding Group AGM.”1, 6

Mac Giolla Coda Micheal “Galtee Bee Breeding Group – annual report.” 14, 11

Mac Giolla Coda, Micheal “National Diploma in Apiculture.” 3, 8

Mac Giolla Coda, Micheal “Galtee Bee Breeding Group.” 18, 26

Noonan, Gay “An appreciation of shared knowledge (cover story).” 22, 9

Noonan, Gay “Beard of Bees.” 22, 18

O’Sullivan, Eddie “A new season is here.” 4, 23

O’Sullivan, Eddie “First steps to better queens and other Irish news.” 2, 21

O’Sullivan, Eddie “Irish update.” 3, 9

O’Sullivan, Eddie “Some good intentions.”1, 14

Showier, Karl “Pilgrimage to Digges country.” 10, 10

 

Isle of Man

Evans, John “Queen rearing on the Isle of Man.”1, 10

 

Mexico

Ratnieks, Dr. Francis & Hart, Adam “Melipona beecheii bee­ keeping in the Yucatan.” 9, 10

 

Obituaries

Clare, Terry “Obituary: John Pollard.” 20, 23

Cruden, Barbara B. “Obituary: William A. MacKenzie.” 17, 28

Knight, Albert “Obituary : Ashleigh Milner.” 17, 27

Knight, Albert “Obituary: Harris Burry.” 14, 6

Knight, Albert “Obituary: John Rotter.” 6, 22

Milner, Ashleigh “Obituary: Rev. Eric Milner, MA, RN, 1910-2000.” 7, 8

Milner, Ashleigh & Knight, Albert “Obituary: Professor Friedrich Ruttner .”1, 21

O’Sullivan, Eddie “Obituary: Mr. D. J. Deasy.” 22, 12

Pritchard, Dr. Dorian ” Obituary: Bill Tindal.” 17, 29

Pritchard, Dr. Dorian “Obituary: Josef Anthony Stark.” 17, 27

Springall, Peter “Obituary: Dennis Geoghegan.” 17, 28

 

Queen raising, mating, insemination & introduction

Allen, David “Queen rearing workshops.” 11, 21

Borrill, Dr. Bob “Queen rearing with borrowed bees.” 3, 12

Chavasse, Claire “First faltering steps in queen rearing.” 8, 24

Cobey, Dr. Susan “Instrumental insemination.” 8, 4

Cobey, Dr. Susan “Instrumental insemination instruments.” 11, 4

Cobey, Dr. Susan “The technique of instrumental insemination.” 9, 4

Cook, Vincent “Circular placement of nucleus colonies formed from one parent colony.” 18, 7

Cosgrove, Keith”Queen introduction using JZBZ travelling cages.” 8, 15

Cushman, Dave “Transporting queen cells.” 12, 4

Denwood, Philip “Picture gallery – queen mating hives. Part l.” 16, 22

Denwood, Philip “Picture gallery- queen mating hives. Part 2.” 17, 21

Dews, John E., & Knight, Albert “Half frame nucleus hive.” 6, 4

Dews, John E. “Report on the use of insulated half-frame nucleus hives.” 12, 26

Ferguson-Thomas, D. H. ” Queen introduction.” 4, 16

Harden, Ben “A simple method of raising queen cells.” 9, 6

Knight, Albert “Apideas in tandem.” 11, 12

Knight, Albert “Born again.” 4, 17

Knight, Albert “Planning an insemination day by a group.” 24, 14

Knight, Albert “Practical methods and tools in queen rearing.” 25, 19

Knight, Albert “Queen cell transportation .”1, 19

Knight, Albert “Queen introduction using natural queen cells.” 22, 4

Knight, Albert “Queen rearing – what did we learn this year?” 3, 14

Knight, Albert “The John Harding method of queen rearing.” 20, 21

Knight, Albert “Simple queen rearing.” 4, 9

Knight, Albert “The supporting role in instrumental insemination.” 12, 10

Knight, Albert & Dews, John E. “Polystyrene half frame nuc system.” 5, 18

Oldroyd, Dr. Ben “Interview with John Harbo, master bee inseminator.” 7, 24

O’Sullivan, Eddie “Queen rearing for ordinary beekeepers.” 10, 12

Robinson, Tom “Some queen rearing statistics.” 23, 9

Springall, Peter “Me and my mini-nucs.” 10, 30

Taber, Steve “Small scale queen rearing.” [BIBBA Conference 2000.] 7, 16

Tiesler, Friedrich-Karl & Englert, Eva “Raising, mating & making use of queens. Part l.” [Obtaining breeding material.] 10, 13

Tiesler, Friedrich-Karl & Englert, Eva “Raising, mating & making use of queens. Part 2.” [Grafting & cell raising.] 11, 13

Tiesler, Friedrich-Karl & Englert, Eva “Raising, mating & making use of queens. Part 3.” [Cell raising continued.] 12, 15

Tiesler, Friedrich-Karl & Englert, Eva “Raising, mating & making use of queens. Part 4.” [Mating stations & mating hives.] 13, 11

Tiesler, Friedrich-Karl & Englert, Eva “Raising, mating & making use of queens. Part 5.” [Mating.] 14, 13

Tiesler, Friedrich-Karl & Englert, Eva “Raising, mating & making use of queens. Part 6.” [Mating continued; instrumental insemination.] 15, 13

Tiesler, Friedrich-Karl & Englert, Eva “Raising, mating & making use of queens. Part 7.” [Drones.] 16, 13

Tiesler, Friedrich-Karl & Englert, Eva “Raising, mating & making use of queens. Part 8.” [Operation of mininucs.] 17, 13

Tiesler, Friedrich-Karl & Englert, Eva “Raising, mating & making use of queens. Part 9.” [Mating records.] 18, 13

Tiesler, Friedrich-Karl & Englert, Eva “Raising, mating & making use of queens. Part 10.” [Distribution of mated queens.] 19, 13

Tiesler, Friedrich-Karl & Englert, Eva “Raising, mating & making use of queens. Part 11.” [Queen introduction.] 20, 13

Tiesler, Friedrich-Karl & Englert, Eva “Raising, mating & making use of queens. Part 12.” [Holding queens.] 21, 13

Tiesler, Friedrich-Karl & Englert, Eva “Raising, mating & making use of queens. Part 13.” [Stockbooks; breeding & disease.] 22, 13

Robinson, Tom “A method of queen rearing on a small scale.” 17, 11

Robinson, Tom “Queen rearing on a small scale.” 5, 20

Robinson, Tom “Queens by post.” 16, 8

 

Russia

Ilyasov, R. A. “Research report.” 22, 22

 

Scotland

Stoakley, Morna “Bee breeding in Scotland.” 10, 11

 

Shropshire

Hartshorn, Gordon “Breeding Groups: Oswestry.” 15, 8

 

SICAMM

Budzynska-Bu, Majka “SICAMM.” 22, 23

Denwood, Philip “Black Bee Conference – Poland September 2002.” 13, 4

Denwood, Philip “Lces0 Conference 2004.” 18, 4

Robinson, Tom “SICAMM report.” 7, 18

 

Sweden

Petterson, Hjalmar “Bee breeding in Sweden.”1, 16

 

Tasmania

Millard, Stanley & Ratnieks, Dr. Francis “Tasmanian bees under threat?” 25, 20

Ratnieks, Dr. Francis “Tasmanian black bees.” 4, 4

 

Temper

Allen, David “Bad temper: another tale to tell.” 11, 31

Kahn, Jacob “Good behaviour.” 2, 4

 

Theaker Memorial Apiary

Cosgrove, Keith “Theaker Memorial Apiary.” 3, 9

 

Tyneside

Tindal, Bill “North Tyneside Bee Breeding Group.” 7, 15

Tindal, Bill “Report from the North Tyneside Group.” 8, 30

 

UK

Allen, David “MAFF and the UK beekeeper.” 9, 16

Collins, Bill “Reflections on thirty years of beekeeping.” 11, 23

Ibbotson, Ken “UK Imported disease controls; implications for breeding.” 9, 28

USA

Harrison, Bob “Purvis Brothers Inc.: 21st century beekeeping.” 23, 4

 

Wales

Knight, Albert “Breeding the native bee of Wales.” 24, 19

Perkins, John “BIBBA at the Welsh Convention.” 24, 30

 

Yorkshire

Coates, Monica “Yorkshire Beekeepers’ Spring Field Day.” 21,12

Robinson, Tom “Queen raising and selection in Yorkshire.” 15, 4

Spence, Bill “I had a dream.” 15, 6

Unwin, Sandra “Breeding bees in Leeds.” 25, 10