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Publications

Publications related to native pollinators project:
  • Ritz A., H. Sahli, D. Biddinger, J. Schupp, E. Rajotte, N. Joshi (2012). Quantifying the efficacy of native bees for orchard pollination in Pennsylvania to offset the increased cost and decreased reliability of honeybees. Pennsylvania Fruit News 92 (1) 60-66.
  • Biddinger, D. 2011. Biological control of pest mites in apple. Fruit Times. June 2011.
  • Jones, J. P., S. A. Steffan, L. A. Hull, and D. J. Biddinger. 2010. Effects of the loss of organophosphate pesticides in the U.S.: opportunities and needs to improve IPM programs. Outlooks on Pest Management. 2010: 161-6.
  • Frazier, J.L. M.T. Frazier, C.A. Mullin, S. Ashcraft. 2011. Pesticides and their involvement in Colony Collapse Disorder. American Bee Journal, August: 779-784.
  • Biddinger, D. J., C. Mullin, J. Frazier, M. Frazier, S. Ashcraft, & E. Rajotte. 2011. Assessing the pesticide susceptibility of native bees in Pennsylvania orchards. Pennsylvania Fruit News, 91 (1): 49-55.
  • Hull, L. A., G. Krawczyk, D. J. Biddinger. 2011. Maintaining the integrity of IPM in Pennsylvania while battling the brown marmorated stink bug. Pennsylvania Fruit News, 91(4): 9-10.
  • Biddinger, D. J. 2011. Investigating alternative pollinators. Penn State Ag Science Magazine, Winter/Spring 2011, p. 5.
  • H. Ngugi, J. Frazier, M. Frazier, T. Leslie, and L. R. Donovall. 2010. Development of the mason bee, Osmia cornifrons, as an alternative pollinator to honey bees and as a targeted delivery system for biological control agents in the management of fire blight. Pennsylvania Fruit News, 90 (2): 35-44.
  • D. Biddinger and E. Rajotte. 2010. Strategies to Improve Native Pollinator Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services in Pennsylvania Orchards. International Conference on Pollinator Biology, Health, and Policy. Penn State University, July 24-28, 2010. Abstract:
  • D. Biddinger and T. Leslie. Reduced Risk Pesticides: Challenges and Opportunities in Achieving Healthy Ecosystem Goods and Services. Are We Moving Toward Ecologically Base IPM in Apple Orchards? 6th International IPM Symposium in Portland, OR, March 2009.
  • vanEngelsdorp D, N. Speybroeck, J. D. Evans, B. K. Nguyen, C. Mullin, M. Frazier, J. Frazier, D. Cox-Foster, Y. Chen, D. R. Tarpy, E. Haubruge, J. S. Pettis, and C. Saegerman. 2010. Weighing risk factors associated with bee Colony Collapse Disorder by Classification and Regression Tree Analysis. Journal of Economic Entomology, 103(5):1517-1523.
  • Ciarlo, T., J. L. Frazier and C. Mullin. 2010. Inert ingredients in pesticides may impair foraging behavior in honey bees (Apis mellifera ligustica). In: Entomology 2010, 58th Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of America, San Diego, CA. (D0230). Also presented In: North American Beekeeping Conference & Tradeshow, Galveston, TX. (Abstract)
  • Cox-Foster, D. L., M. Frazier, J. Frazier and C. Mullin. 2011. Loss of honey bee colonies: Unraveling the interactions between pathogens and pesticides. In: North American Beekeeping Conference & Tradeshow, Galveston, TX. (Abstract)
  • Frazier, J. L., M. T. Frazier, C. A. Mullin and W. Zhu. 2011. Does the reproductive ground plan hypothesis offer a mechanistic basis for understanding honey bee health? In: American Bee Research Conference, Galveston, TX. American Bee Journal, 151(5): 510. (Abstract)
  • Frazier, M. T., S. Ashcraft, W. Zhu, and J. Frazier. 2011. Assessing the reduction of field populations in honey bee colonies pollinating nine different crops. In: American Bee Research Conference, Galveston, TX. American Bee Journal, 151(5): 510. (Abstract)
  • Mullin, C. A., M. Frazier, J. L. Frazier, S. Ashcraft, R. Simonds, D. vanEngelsdorp, and J. S. Pettis. 2010. High levels of miticides and systemic agrochemicals in North American beehives: Implications for honey bee health. In: Assessing Exposure of Pollinators to Systemic Pesticides Symposium, AGRO 338, 239th ACS National Meeting, San Francisco, CA. Picogram 78:150. (Abstract)
  • Mullin, C. A., J. L. Frazier, and M. Frazier. 2010. Pesticides and pollinators: Assessing residues and multiple interactions in honey bees. In: 1st International Conference on Pollinator Biology, Health and Policy, Center for Pollination Research, Penn State University, University Park, PA. p. 31. (Abstract)
  • Mullin, C. A., J. L. Frazier, M. T. Frazier and T. J. Ciarlo. 2011. A primer on inerts and honey bees. In: American Bee Research Conference, Galveston, TX. American Bee Journal, 151(5): 513. (Abstract)
  • Zhu, W., D. Schmehl and J. Frazier. 2011. Are we underestimating pesticide impacts? Measuring and predicting honey bee larval survival after chronic pesticide exposure. In: American Bee Research Conference, Galveston, TX. American Bee Journal, 151(5): 518. (Abstract)