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  1. 4 down 16 to go

    Snapshot Title: 4 down 16 to go
    Taken by: Dennis vanEngelsdorp

    Image: California Honey Bee Sampling 2010 Gigapan #6
    Image Owner: Dennis vanEngelsdorp



    Description:

    For this survey 20 hives were survey in each apiary. Once the colonies have been surveyed the alcohol bottles are set on top of the corresponding hive to let us know which ones we have already looked...



  2. Pulling and Sampling Frames

    Snapshot Title: Pulling and Sampling Frames
    Taken by: Dennis vanEngelsdorp

    Image: California Honey Bee Sampling 2010 Gigapan #6
    Image Owner: Dennis vanEngelsdorp



    Description:

    Normally when you see us with a frame oriented vertically over the hive you can assume that we are scraping bees off of the frame for samples. We just happened to catch Nathan pulling and sampling in...



  3. Pulling and Sampling Frames

    Snapshot Title: Pulling and Sampling Frames
    Taken by: Dennis vanEngelsdorp

    Image: California Honey Bee Sampling 2010 Gigapan #6
    Image Owner: Dennis vanEngelsdorp



    Description:

    This is a good action shot of Nathan pulling a frame from the bottom brood box.



  4. Sealed Brood Reads

    Snapshot Title: Sealed Brood Reads
    Taken by: Dennis vanEngelsdorp

    Image: California Honey Bee Sampling 2010 Gigapan #6
    Image Owner: Dennis vanEngelsdorp



    Description:

    Rob reads sealed brood from a frame in the top brood box of a hive. I general, a hive that contains mutliple frames of sealed brood and also have a fairly solid pattern are a sign of a strong colony ...



  5. Alcohol Sample Vial

    Snapshot Title: Alcohol Sample Vial
    Taken by: Dennis vanEngelsdorp

    Image: California Honey Bee Sampling 2010 Gigapan #6
    Image Owner: Dennis vanEngelsdorp



    Description:

    Live bees are collected in a sample vial filled part way with alcohol to preserve the bees until they arrive in Harrisburg where Penn State Researchers will process them for varroa mite and nosema loa...



  6. Sample Vials

    Snapshot Title: Sample Vials
    Taken by: Dennis vanEngelsdorp

    Image: California Honey Bee Sampling 2010 Gigapan #6
    Image Owner: Dennis vanEngelsdorp



    Description:

    The vial on the left is a sample of live honey bees taken for virus analysis. It contains about 100 live bees and will be put on dry-ice to keep them frozen until they are processed at the Bee Resear...



  7. Research Tags

    Snapshot Title: Research Tags
    Taken by: Dennis vanEngelsdorp

    Image: California Honey Bee Sampling 2010 Gigapan #6
    Image Owner: Dennis vanEngelsdorp



    Description:

    research tags are stapled on the front of each hive being used in the survey's we conduct. The tags help us identify the hive and relate it to vital information observed in the field. We will be bac...



  8. One dirty jobs

    Snapshot Title: One dirty jobs
    Taken by: Raphael

    Image: California Honey Bee Sampling 2010 Gigapan #6
    Image Owner: Dennis vanEngelsdorp



    Description:

    Do you use a ear plugs?