On-Line Lecture with Jamie Ellis. ‘Worker Honey Bees and What They Do’
October 20 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pmFree
About this Event
Worker honey bees and what they do
Have you ever wondered why some honey bees are called “worker” honey bees? What work do they do and why do they do it? In this lecture, Dr. Ellis will discuss the tasks worker honey bees perform and how these tasks ensure colony success.
Jamie Ellis is the Gahan Endowed Professor of Entomology in the Department of Entomology and Nematology at the University of Florida. He has a BS degree in Biology from the University of Georgia (USA) and a PhD in Entomology from Rhodes University in South Africa. At the University of Florida, Jamie has responsibilities in extension, instruction and research. Regarding his extension work, Jamie created the UF/IFAS Bee College and the UF/IFAS Master Beekeeper Program. As an instructor, Jamie supervises PhD and masters students. Currently, Jamie and his team have over 30 active research projects in the fields of honey bee husbandry, conservation and ecology, and integrated crop pollination.