Winter Loss Survey 2009 – 2010

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A survey of managed honey bee colony losses in the USA, fall 2009 to winter 2010

Published in the Journal of Apicultural Research, this survey found that over the winter of 2009-2010, US beekeepers lost an average of 42.2% of their colonies, for a total loss of 34.4%.

vanEngelsdorp, D., J. Hayes Jr, R. M. Underwood, D. Caron and J. S. Pettis. 2011 A survey of honey bee colony losses in the United States, fall 2009 to spring 2010. Journal of Apicultural Research. 50: 1-10

Winter Loss Survey 2008 – 2009

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A survey of honey bee colony losses in the United States, fall 2008 to spring 2009

Published in the Journal of Apicultural Research, this survey found that an estimated 29% of all US colonies died over the winter of 2008-2009.

vanEngelsdorp, D., J. Hayes Jr, R. M. Underwood, and J. S. Pettis. 2010. A survey of honey bee colony losses in the United States, fall 2008 to spring 2009. Journal of Apicultural Research. 49: 7 -14.

Winter Loss Survey 2008 – 2009

Link

A survey of honey bee colony losses in the United States, fall 2008 to spring 2009

Published in the Journal of Apicultural Research, this survey found that an estimated 29% of all US colonies died over the winter of 2008-2009.

vanEngelsdorp, D., J. Hayes Jr, R. M. Underwood, and J. S. Pettis. 2010. A survey of honey bee colony losses in the United States, fall 2008 to spring 2009. Journal of Apicultural Research. 49: 7 -14.