Relationship Between Honey Bee Health and Pollination in Agro-ecosystems

Relationship Between Honey Bee Health and Pollination in Agro-ecosystems

About

Dr. Juliana Rangel will address:

  • The importance of honey bees as pollinators, value of honey bee pollination services in the US, and some definitions of ecosystems, agro-ecosystems, and ecosystem services (pollination being an important ecosystem service to humans)
  • Basics of pollination biology, morphological adaptations of honey bees for pollination
  • Economic impact and benefits of honey bee pollination nationwide and in NC
  • Factors that influence honey bee health
  • Healthy honey bees ≈ healthy ecosystems?

Date

Tuesday, February 22, 2011 - 1:30pm to 2:55pm

Duration

1 hour 25 minutes

Panelist(s)

Dr. Juliana Rangel

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Location

Online Event