BIM

BIM 32 – Autumn 2009

  • The Harding Hive Debris Floor – John Harding
  • Three fertile queens in one colony – Roger Patterson
  • Variation in susceptibility to bee diseases among European races of honey bees – Dinah Sweet
  • Isle of Wight disease in Warwickshire – Brian Milward
  • Griff Jenkins – obituary by Albert Knight
  • Queens entombed in wax – Norman Walsh
  • Reply to Robin Dean’s article on the Black Bee – Jo Widdicombe
  • Galtee Bee Breeders’ Group Workshop Day – Mary Ryan
  • GBBG News – Mary Ryan
  • SICAMM Conference, Aviemore – Philip Denwood
  • Chairman’s Report – Dinah Sweet
  • Local Queen Programme – Roger Patterson

BIM 31 – Spring 2009

  • The Harding queen raising system. John Harding
  • A tribute to Gordon Hartshorn. Tom Rowlands
  • Beekeeping in Northumberland. Dorian Pritchard
  • Three fertile queens in one colony. Roger Patterson
  • Brother Adam and the dark bee. Dorian Pritchard
  • Breeding Group news. Jo Widdicombe
  • The Bee Improvement Programme for Cornwall. Jo Widdicombe
  • Survey of native bees. Roger Patterson
  • Laboratory of Apiculture and Social Insects. Terry Clare
  • Gormanston Summer Course 2008. Dinah Sweet
  • Our heart is in the Highlands! Dorian Pritchard
  • Administration of BIBBA
  • BIBBA and publicity. Roger Patterson

BIM 30 – Winter 2008

  • Why the native bee is the best bee for the British climate. John E. Dews
  • Discoidal shift. John E. Dews
  • My approach to bee improvement. Roger Patterson
  • Is the Dark Bee really native to Britain and Ireland? Dorian Pritchard
  • The Federation of Irish Beekeepers’ Associations (FIBKA) and BBKA examination systems
  • Breeding Groups Secretary. Jo Widdicombe
  • The one that nearly got away. Micheál Mac Giolla Coda
  • Bedfordshire Beekeepers’ Association queen rearing day. Wally Thrale
  • Bee improvement and conservation in Southern England. Terry Clare
  • Galtee Group queen rearing workshop. Jim Ryan
  • Bee improvement and conservation in County Louth.
  • Medway and North Kent Bee Breeding Group (MedBees). Terry Clare

BIM 29 – Summer 2008

  • “The Dark Bee In Russia”, Moscow, 2008 Dorian Pritchard
  • SICAMM Presidential Address, Moscow 2008 Dorian Pritchard
  • Impressions of Russia Jo Widdicombe
  • The Queen Rearing Day, Isle of Wight Ian King
  • Queen rearing at Alnwick Brian Ripley
  • Setting up the Ulster Bee Improvement Group (UBIG) Mervyn Eddie
  • DEFRA Consultation Terry Clare
  • Update on Stratford-upon-Avon Bee Improvement Group Peter Edwards
  • Morphometry made easy — eventually! Peter Edwards
  • Varroa destructor and winter losses Terry Clare
  • Nature Reserves and Native Bees Dorian Pritchard
  • Bees in Europe and Sustainable Honey production (BEESHOP) Rodolfo Jaffé, Stephan Wolf and Robin F.A. Moritz
  • BIBBA Conference 2008 Dinah Sweet

BIM 28 – Autumn 2007

  • Open Day at Cornbrook Bee Farm – Sandra Unwin
  • Lancashire Queen Rearing Workshop – Ray Dowson
  • The Carniolan Bee – Brian Milward
  • Inbreeding in the Honeybee – Dorian Pritchard
  • Galtee Bee Breeders’ Group Queen Rearing Workshop – Claire Chavasse
  • Obituary: Claire Chavasse – Micheál Mac Giolla Coda
  • Gormanston and BIBBA – Terry Clare
  • BIBBA General Meeting, Gormanston – John Hendrie
  • The Gormanston Summer Course – Sandra Unwin
  • What is BIBBA For? – Brian Dennis
  • Reflections – Terry Clare
  • International Conference: The Dark Bee in Russia

BIM27 – Spring 2007

  • Breeding honeybees on a small scale, Part 2 – Dorian Pritchard
  • Isle of Wight Disease in Ireland – Eoghan Mac Giolla Coda
  • Stratford-upon-Avon & District BKA
  • Bee Improvement Group – Peter Edwards
  • Project Discover – Mervyn Eddie
  • Techniques for Queen rearing & Introduction – Albert Knight

BIM 26 – Winter 2006

  • BIBBA Conference 2006 – Sandra Unwin
  • Breeding honeybees on a small scale, Part 1 – Dr.Dorian Pritchard
  • SICAMM Conference 2006 – Philip Denwood
  • York and District Queen Rearing Programme 2006 – Tom Robinson
  • Obituary: Alan Bernard Hinchley – David Allen
  • Bee Improvement Magazine: subject index. Issues 1-25 – Philip Denwood