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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Jeffery S Pettis
Bee Research
Research Leader

Phone: (301) 504-7299
Fax: (301) 504-8736
Room 315A
10300 BALTIMORE AVENUE
BLDG 306 BARC-EAST
BELTSVILLE, MD, 20705

Projects
Managing Honey Bees Against Disease and Colony Stress
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 425645
Understanding the Varroa mite-virus Interactions in Honey Bees and Development of Improved Pests and Disease Detection Techniques
Interagency Reimbursable Agreement (I)
  Accession Number: 427571
Development of Improved Pests and Disease Detection Techniques
Interagency Reimbursable Agreement (I)
  Accession Number: 427773
A 3-YEAR STUDY OF THE IMPACT OF IMIDACLOPRID-TREATED HARDWOODS ON POLLINATOR HEALTH IN WORCHESTER COUNTY, MASSACHUSETTS
Reimbursable (R)
  Accession Number: 421928

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Standard methods for small hive beetle research - (Review Article)
Neumann, P., Evans, J.D., Pettis, J.S., Pirk, C.W., Schafer, M.O., Tanner, G., Ellis, J.D. 2013. Standard methods for small hive beetle research. Journal of Apicultural Research. 52(4):1-32.
In-vitro infection of pupae with Israeli Acute Paralysis Virus suggests variation for susceptibility and disturbance of transcriptional homeostasis in honey bees (Apis mellifera) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Boncristiani, H., Evans, J.D., Chen, Y., Pettis, J.S., Murphy, C.A., Lopez, D.L., Simone-Finstrom, M., Strand, M., Tarpy, D., Rueppell, O. 2013. In-vitro infection of pupae with Israeli Acute Paralysis Virus suggests variation for susceptibility and disturbance of transcriptional homeostasis in honey bees (Apis mellifera). PLoS One. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0073429.
Crop pollination exposes honey bees to pesticides which alters their susceptibility to the gut pathogen Nosema ceranae - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pettis, J.S., Lichtenberg, E.M., Andree, M., Stitzinger, J., Rose, R., Vanengelsdorp, D. 2013. Crop pollination exposes honey bees to pesticides which alters their susceptibility to the gut pathogen Nosema ceranae. PLoS One. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0070182.
Genetic diversity affects colony survivorship in commercial honey bee colonies - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tarpy, D., Pettis, J.S., Vanengelsdorp, D. 2013. Genetic diversity affects colony survivorship in commercial honey bee colonies. Naturwissenschaften. DOI: 10.1007/s00114-013-1065-y.
A set of scientific issues being considered by the United States Environmental Protection Agency regarding pollinator risk assessment framework. Reprint Icon - (Government Publication)
Jenkins, F., Berenbaum, M., Delcos, K., Fefferman, N., Hunt, G., James, R., Klaine, S., Mcmanaman, J., Ostiguy, N., Pettis, J., Pistorius, J., Potter, T.L., Sandy, M., Schwab, A., Schlenck, D., Tarpey, D. 2012. A set of scientific issues being considered by the United States Environmental Protection Agency regarding pollinator risk assessment framework. Government Publication/Report. Advisory Panel Meeting; 9/11-14/2012. Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, D.C.
Pathogen webs in collapsing honey bee colonies - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cornman, R.S., Tarpy, D., Chen, Y., Jeffries, L., Lopez, D.L., Pettis, J.S., Vanengelsdorp, D., Evans, J.D. 2012. Pathogen webs in collapsing honey bee colonies. PLoS Pathogens. 7(8):e43562.
Effects of long distance transportation on honey bee physiology - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ahn, K., Xie, X., Pettis, J.S., Huang, Z.Y. 2012. Effects of long distance transportation on honey bee physiology. Psyche. DOI: 10.1155/2012/193029.
Differential expression of immune genes of adult honey bee (Apis mellifera) after inoculated by Nosema ceranae - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chaimanee, V., Chantawannakul, P., Chen, Y., Evans, J.D., Pettis, J.S. 2012. Differential expression of immune genes of adult honey bee (Apis mellifera) after inoculated by Nosema ceranae. Journal of Insect Physiology. 58(8):1090-1095.
Pesticide exposure in honey bees results in increased levels of the gut pathogen Nosema - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pettis, J.S., Vanengelsdorp, D., Johnson, J., Divley, G. 2012. Pesticide exposure in honey bees results in increased levels of the gut pathogen Nosema. Naturwissenschaften. 99:153–158.
Direct effect of acaricides on pathogen loads and gene expression levels of honey bee Apis mellifera - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Boncristiani, H., Underwood, R., Schwarz, R.S., Evans, J.D., Pettis, J.S., Vanengelsdorp, D. 2011. Direct effect of acaricides on pathogen loads and gene expression levels of honey bee Apis mellifera. Journal of Insect Physiology. 58:613-620.
Varroa destructor: research avenues towards sustainable control - (Review Article)
Dietemann, V., Pflugfelder, J., Anderson, D., Charriere, J., Chejanovsky, N., Dainat, B., De Miranda, J., Delaplane, K., Fuchs, S., Gallmann, P., Gauthier, L., Imdorf, A., Koeniger, N., Kralj, J., Meikle, W.G., Pettis, J.S., Rosenkranz, P., Sammataro, D., Smith, D., Yariez, O., Neumann, P. 2011. New avenues in the fight against the honeybee parasite Varroa destructor, a major threat to pollination. Apidologie. 51(1):125-132.
New evidence that Deformed Wing Virus and Black Queen Cell Virus are Multi-host pathogens - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhang, X., He, S., Evans, J.D., Pettis, J.S., Yin, G., Chen, Y. 2012. New evidence that deformed wing virus and black queen cell virus are multi-host pathogens. Journal of Invertebrate Pathology. 109(1):156-159.
The Bee Disease Diagnostic Service - 100 Years and Growing at the USDA Bee Research laboratory, Beltsville, MD - (Trade Journal)
Smith Jr, I.B., Pettis, J.S. 2011. The bee disease diagnostic service - 100 years and growing at the USDA Bee Research Laboratory, Beltsville, MD. American Bee Journal. 151(8):767-772.
The presence of Chronic Bee Paralysis Virus infection in Honey bees (Apis mellifera L.) in the U.S. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chen, Y., Evans, J.D., Pettis, J.S. 2011. The presence of chronic bee paralysis virus infection in honey bees (Apis mellifera L.) in the U.S.. Journal of Apiculture Research. 50:85-86.
Concurrent infestations by Aethina tumida and Varroa destructor alters thermoregulation in Apis mellifera winter clusters - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Schaefer, M., Ritter, W., Pettis, J.S., Hartel, S., Neumann, P. 2011. Concurrent infestations by Aethina tumida and Varroa destructor alters thermoregulation in Apis mellifera winter clusters. Apidologie. 104(3):476-482.
Effective gene silencing of a microsporidian parasite associated with honey bee (Apis mellifera) colony declines - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Paldi, N., Glick, E., Oliva, M., Zilbeberg, Y., Aubin, L., Pettis, J.S., Chen, Y., Evans, J.D. 2010. Effective gene silencing of a microsporidian parasite associated with honey bee (Apis mellifera) colony declines. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 76:5960-5964.
A survey of managed honey bee colony losses in the USA, fall 2009 to winter 2010 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Vanengelsdorp, D., Hayes, J., Underwood, R.M., Caron, D., Pettis, J.S. 2010. A survey of managed honey bee colony losses in the USA, fall 2009 to winter 2010. Journal of Apicultural Research. 50(1):1-10.
Large-scale field application of RNAi technology reducing Israeli Acute Paralysis Virus Disease in honey bees (Apis mellifera, Hymenoptera; Apidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hunter, W.B., Ellis, J.D., vanEnglesdorp, D., Hayes, J., Westervelt, D., Glick, E., Williams, M., Sela, I., Maori, E., Pettis, J., Cox-Foster, D., Paldi, N. 2010. Large-scale field application of RNAi technology reducing Israeli Acute Paralysis Virus disease in honey bees (Apis mellifera, Hymenoptera: Apidae). PLoS Pathogens. 6(12):e1001160.
Preventing bee mortality with RNA interference - (Abstract Only)
Hunter, W.B., Ellis, J., Vanengelsdrop, D., Hayes, J., Westervelt, D., Williams, M., Sela, I., Maori, E., Pettis, J.S., Cox-Foster, D., Paldi, N. 2010. Preventing bee mortality with RNA interference [abstract]. National Citrus Research Coordination Symposium, June 16-18, 2010, Denver, Colorado.
Organic acids and thymol: unsuitable alternative control of Aethina tumida Murray (Coleoptera: Nitidulidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Buchholz, S., Merkel, K., Spiewok, S., Imdorf, A., Pettis, J.S., Westervelt, D., Ritter, W., Duncan, M., Rosenkranz, P., Spooner-Hart, R., Neumann, P. 2010. Organic acids and thymol: Unsuitable alternative control of aethina tumida murray (Coleoptera: Nitidulidae). Apidologie. 42:349-363.
Genomic survey of the ectoparasitic mite Varroa destructor, a major pest of the honey bee Apis mellifera - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cornman, R.S., Schatz, M.C., Johnston, S.J., Chen, Y., Pettis, J.S., Hunt, G., Bourgeois, A.L., Elsik, C., Anderson, D., Grozinger, C.M., Evans, J.D. 2010. Genomic survey of the ectoparasitic mite Varroa destructor, a major pest of the honey bee Apis mellifera. Biomed Central (BMC) Genomics. 11:602.
Pesticides and honey bee health: High levels of Acaricides and crop protection chemicals in U.S. apiaires - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mullin, C., Frazier, M., Frazier, J.L., Ashcraft, S., Simonds, R., Vanengelsdorp, D., Pettis, J.S. 2010. Pesticides and honey bee health: High levels of Acaricides and crop protection chemicals in U.S. apiaires. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 5(3):e9754.
Chasing your honey: Worldwide diaspora of the small hive beetle, a parasite of honey bee colonies - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lounsberry, Z.T., Spiewok, S., Pernal, S., Sonstegard, T.S., Hood, M.W., Pettis, J.S., Neumann, P., Evans, J.D. 2010. Chasing your honey: Worldwide diaspora of the small hive beetle, a parasite of honey bee colonies. Annals of the Entomological Society of America. 104:671-677.
Coordinated responses to honey bee decline in the USA - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pettis, J.S., Delaplane, K. 2010. Coordinated responses to honey bee decline in the USA. Journal of Economic Entomology. 41:256-263.
Molecular approaches to the Analysis of Virus Replication and Pathogenesis in Honey Bees, Apis mellifera - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Boncristiani Jr, H.F., Diprisco, G., Pettis, J.S., Hamilton, M.C., Chen, Y. 2009. Molecular approaches to the Analysis of Virus Replication and Pathogenesis in Honey Bees, Apis mellifera. Journal of Virological Methods. 6:221.
Reviewing colony losses and Colony Collapse Disorder in the United States - (Review Article)
Ellis, J., Evans, J.D., Pettis, J.S. 2009. Reviewing colony losses and Colony Collapse Disorder in the United States. Journal of Apicultural Research. 49:134-136.
First analysis of risk factors associated with bee colony collapse disorder by classification and regression trees - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Vanengelsdorp, D., Speybroeck, N., Evans, J.D., Nguyen, B., Mullin, C., Frazier, M., Frazier, J., Cox-Foster, D., Chen, Y., Tarpy, D., Haubruge, E., Pettis, J.S., Saegerman, C. 2010. First analysis of risk factors associated with bee colony collapse disorder by classification and regression trees. Journal of Economic Entomology. 103:1517-1523.
Winter losses of honeybee colonies (Apis mellifera): The role of infestations with Aethina tumida and Varroa destructor - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Schafer, M.O., Ritter, W., Pettis, J.S., Neumann, P. 2009. Winter losses of honeybee colonies (Apis mellifera): The role of infestations with Aethina tumida and Varroa destructor. Journal of Economic Entomology. 103:10-16.
Colony Collapse Disorder: A descriptive studey - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Vanengelsdorp, D., Evans, J.D., Saegerman, C., Mullen, C., Haubruge, E., Nyguyen, K., Frazier, M., Frazier, J., Cox-Foster, D., Chen, Y., Underwood, R., Tarpy, D., Pettis, J.S. 2009. Colony Collapse Disorder: A descriptive study. PLoS One. 4(8):e6481.
Bee cups: Single-use cages for honey bee experiments - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Evans, J.D., Chen, Y., Diprisco, G., Pettis, J.S., Williams, V.P. 2009. Bee cups: Single-use cages for honey bee experiments. Journal of Apicultural Research. 48(4):300-302.
Honeybee Sacbrood virus infects adult small hive beetles, Aethina tumida (Coleoptera: Nitidulidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Eyer, M., Chen, Y., Schaefer, M., Pettis, J.S., Neumann, P. 2009. Honeybee Sacbrood virus infects adult small hive beetles, Aethina tumida (Coleoptera: Nitidulidae). Journal of Apicultural Research. 48(4):296-297.
Asymmetrical Coexistence of Nosema ceranae and N. apis in Honey Bees - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chen, Y., Evans, J.D., Zhou, L., Boncristiani Jr, H.F., Kimura, K., Xiao, T., Litkowski, A.M., Pettis, J.S. 2009. Asymmetrical Coexistence of Nosema ceranae and N. apis in Honey Bees. Journal of Invertebrate Pathology. 101:204-209.
Entombed pollen: A new condition in honey bee colonies associated with increased risk of colony mortality - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Vanengelsdorp, D., Evans, J.D., Donovall, L., Mullin, C., Frazier, M., Frazier, J., Pettis, J.S., Hayes, J. 2009. Entombed pollen: A new condition in honey bee colonies associated with increased risk of colony mortality. Journal of Invertebrate Pathology. 101:147-149.
Genomic analyses of the microsporidian Nosema ceranae, an emergent pathogen of honey bees. Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cornman, R.S., Chen, Y., Schatz, M., Street, C., Zhao, Y., Desany, B., Egholm, M., Hutchison, S., Pettis, J.S., Lipkin, W.I., Evans, J.D. 2009. Genomic analyses of the microsporidian Nosema ceranae, an emergent pathogen of honey bees. PLoS Pathogens. 5(6):e1000466.
Effects of organic acid treatments on small hive beetles, Aethina tumida, and the associated yeast Kodamaea ohmeri. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Schaefer, M., Ritter, W., Pettis, J.S., Teal, P.E., Neumann, P. 2009. Effects of organic acid treatments on small hive beetles, Aethina tumida, and the associated yeast Kodamaea ohmeri. Journal of Pest Science. 82:283-287.
Morphological, molecular, and phylogenetic characterization of Nosema cerana, a microsporidian parasite isolated from the European honey bee, Apis mellifera - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chen, Y., Evans, J.D., Murphy, C.A., Gutell, R., Lee, J., Zuker, M., Gundersen, D.E., Pettis, J.S. 2009. Morphological, molecular, and phylogenetic characterization of Nosema cerana, a microsporidian parasite isolated from the European honey bee, Apis mellifera. Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology. 56(2):142-147.
Small hive beetle, Aethina tumida, is a potential biological vector of honeybee viruses. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Eyer, M., Chen, Y., Pettis, J.S., Neumann, P. 2008. Small hive beetle, Aethina tumida, is a potential biological vector of honeybee viruses. Apidologie. 40:419-428.
Comparisons of Pollen Substitute Diets for Honey bees: Consumprion Rates by Colonies and Effects on Brood and Adult Populations - (Other)
Hoffman, G.D., Wardell, G., Ahumada-Secura, F., Rinderer, T.E., Danka, R.G., Pettis, J.S. 2008. Comparisons of Pollen Substitute Diets for Honey bees: Consumprion Rates by Colonies and Effects on Brood and Adult Populations. Journal of Apicultural Research 47:265-270.
A simple method for quantitative diagnosis of small hive beetles, Aethina tumida, in the field - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Schafer, M., Pettis, J.S., Ritter, W., Neumann, P. 2008. A simple method for quantitative diagnosis of small hive beetles, Aethina tumida, in the field. Apidologie. 39:564-565.
Virus infections in Brazilian honey bees - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Teixeira, E.W., Chen, Y., Message, D., Pettis, J.S., Evans, J.D. 2008. Virus infections in Brazilian honey bees. Journal of Invertebrate Pathology. 99:117-119.
Genetic analysis of Israel Acute Paralysis Virus: distinct clusters are circulating into the United States. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Palacios, G., Hui, J., Quan, P., Kalkstein, A.L., Honkavuori, K.S., Bussetti, A.V., Conlan, S., Evans, J.D., Chen, Y., Vanengelsdoorp, D., Efrat, H., Pettis, J.S., Cox-Foster, D.L., Holmes, E.C., Briese, T., Lipkin, I.W. 2008. Genetic analysis of Israel Acute Paralysis Virus: Distinct clusters are circulating into the United States. Journal of Virology. 82:6209-6217.
Reaction Norm Variants for Male Calling Song in Natural Populations of Achroia Grisella (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae): towards a Resolution of the Lek Paradox - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhou, Y., Kuster, H., Pettis, J.S., Danka, R.G., Gleason, J.M., Greenfield, M.D. 2008. Reaction Norm Variants for Male Calling Song in Natural Populations of Achroia Grisella (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae): towards a Resolution of the Lek Paradox. Evolution 1317-1334.
Potential host shift of the small hive beetle (Aethina tumida Murray) to bumblebee colonies (Bombus impatiens Cresson) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Neumann, P., Hoffmann, D., Pettis, J.S. 2008. Potential host shift of the small hive beetle (Aethina tumida Murray) to bumblebee colonies (Bombus impatiens Cresson). Insectes Sociaux. 55:153-162.
Multi-class determination and confirmation of antibiotic residues in honey using LC-MS/MS - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lopez, M., Pettis, J.S., Smith Jr., I.B., Pak-Sin, C. 2008. Multi-class determination and confirmation of antibiotic residues in honey using LC-MS/MS. Journal of Food Chemistry. 56(5):1553-1559.
A metagenomic survey of microbes in honey bee colony collapse disorder - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cox-Foster, D.L., Conlan, S., Holmes, E.C., Palacios, G., Evans, J.D., Moran, N.A., Quan, P., Briese, T., Hornig, M., Geiser, D.M., Martinson, V., Vanengelsdorp, D., Kalkstein, A.L., Drysdale, A., Hui, J., Zhai, J., Cui, L., Hutchison, S.K., Simons, J., Egholm, M., Pettis, J.S., Lipkin, W. 2007. A metagenomic survey of microbes in honey bee colony collapse disorder. Science. 318:283-287.
Nosema Ceranae is a long present and wide spread microsporidian infection of the European honey bee (Apis mellifera) in the United States. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chen, Y., Evans, J.D., Smith Jr, I.B., Pettis, J.S. 2007. Nosema Ceranae is a long present and wide spread microsporidian infection of the European honey bee (Apis mellifera) in the United States. Journal of Invertebrate Pathology. 92:152-159.
Diagnostic genetic test for the honey bee tracheal mite, Acarapis woodi - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Evans, J.D., Pettis, J.S., Smith Jr, I.B. 2007. Diagnostic genetic test for the honey bee tracheal mite, Acarapis woodi. Journal of Apicultural Research. 46(3):1-5.
A DNA Method for Screening Hive Debris for the Presence of Small Hive Beetle (Aethina Tumida) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ward, L., Brown, M., Neumann, P., Wilkins, S., Pettis, J.S., Neil, B. 2007. A dna method for screening hive debris for the presence of small hive beetle (aethina tumida). Apidologie. 38:272-280.
Changes at the Bee Research Lab in Beltsville - (Trade Journal)
Pettis, J.S. 2006. Changes at the bee research lab in beltsville. American Bee Journal. 146(6):477.
Survival and Function of Queens Reared in Beeswax Containing Coumaphos - (Trade Journal)
Collins, A.M., Pettis, J.S., Wilbanks, R., Feldlaufer, M.F. 2006. Survival and function of queens reared in beeswax containing coumaphos. American Bee Journal. 146(4):341-344.
Detecting Coumaphos Resistance in Varroa Mites - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pettis, J.S., Jadczak, T. 2005. Detecting coumaphos resistance in varroa mites. American Bee Journal. 145(12):967-970.
Prevalence and Transmission Routes of Honey Bee Viruses - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chen, Y., Pettis, J.S., Collins, A.M., Feldlaufer, M.F. 2006. Prevalence and transmission routes of honey bee viruses. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 72(1):606-611.
Efficacy of Tylosin and Lincomycin in Controlling American Foulbrood in Honey Bee Colonies - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pettis, J.S., Feldlaufer, M.F. 2005. Efficacy of tylosin and lincomycin in controlling american foulbrood in honey bee colonies. Journal of Apicultural Research. 44(3):106-108
Colony-Level Impacts of Immune Responsiveness in Honey Bees, Apis Mellifera. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Evans, J.D., Pettis, J.S. 2005. Colony-level impacts of immune responsiveness in honeybees, Apis mellifera. Evolution. 59(10):2270-2274.
Screening Additional Antibiotics for Efficacy Against American Foulbrood. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kochansky, J.P., Pettis, J.S. 2005. Screening additional antibiotics for efficacy against american foulbrood. Journal of Apicultural Research. 44(1):24-28.
Observation on the Biology of the Honey Bee Tracheal Mite Acarapis Woodi (Acari: Tarsonemidae) Using Low-Temperature Scanning Electron Microscopy - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ochoa, R., Pettis, J.S., Erbe, E.F., Wergin, W.P. 2005. Observation on the biology of the honey bee tracheal mite Acarapis woodi (Acari: Tarsonemidae) using low-temperature scanning electron microscopy. Experimental and Applied Acarology. 35:239-249. (#161535: April 1, 2005)
Detection of Multiple Viruses in Queens of the Honey Bee, Apis Mellifera L. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chen, Y., Pettis, J.S., Feldlaufer, M.F. 2004. Detection of multiple viruses in queens of the honey bee, apis mellifera l. Journal of Invertebrate Pathology. 90:118-121.
Performance of Honey Bee Apis Mellifera L., Queens Reared in Beeswax Cells Impregnated with Coumaphos - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Collins, A.M., Pettis, J.S., Wilbanks, R., Feldlaufer, M.F. 2004. Performance of honey bee apis mellifera l., queens reared in beeswax cells impregnated with coumaphos. Journal of Apicultural Research. 43(3):128-134.
Molecular Evidence for Transmission of Kashmir Bee Virus in Honey Bee Colonies by Ectoparasitic Mite, Varroa Destructor - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chen, Y., Pettis, J.S., Evans, J.D., Feldlaufer, M.F. 2004. Molecular evidence for transmission of kashmir bee virus in honey bee colonies by ectoparasitic mite, varroa destructor. Apidologie. 35(4):441-448.
Residue Levels in Honey after Colony Treatment with the Antibiotic Tylosin - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Feldlaufer, M.F., Pettis, J.S., Kochansky, J.P., Kramer, M.H. 2004. Residue levels in honey after colony treatment with the antibiotic tylosin. American Bee Journal. 144:143-145.
Detection of Deformed Wing Virus Infection in Honey Bees Apis Mellifera L. in the United States - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chen, Y., Smith, Jr., I.B., Collins, A.M., Pettis, J.S., Feldlaufer, M.F. 2004. Detection of deformed wing virus infection in honey bees Apis mellifera L. in the United States. American Bee Journal. 144(7):557-559.
Effects of Coumaphos on Queen Rearing in the Honey Bee, Apis Mellifera L. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pettis, J.S., Collins, A.M., Wilbanks, R., Feldlaufer, M.F. 2004. Effects of coumaphos on queen rearing in the honey bee, apis mellifera l. Apidologie. 35:605-610
A Scientific Note on Varroa Destructor Resistance to Coumaphos in the United States. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pettis, J.S. 2003. A scientific note on varroa destructor resistance to coumaphos in the united states.. Apidologie. 2003 35:91-92.
Interception of a Live Varroa Mite on Imported Cut Flowers in the United States - (Research Notes)
Pettis, J.S., Ochoa, R., Orr, J. 2003. Interception of a live varroa mite on imported cut flowers in the united states. International Journal of Acarology. 29:291-292
Larval Honey Bee Mortality Following Topical Application of Antibiotics and Dusts - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pettis, J.S., Kochansky, J.P., Feldlaufer, M.F. 2002. Larval honey bee mortality following topical application of antibiotics and dusts. Journal of Economic Entomology. 97(2):171-176.
Tracking An Invasive Honey Bee Pest: mitochondrial DNA Variation in Small Hive Beetles from North America - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (23-Jul-02)
Apis Mellifera Queen Replacement in the Presence of Chemical "stress". - (Abstract Only) - (25-Jun-02)
Use of Household Products in the Control of Small Hive Beetle Larvae and Recovery of Treated Combs - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (12-Apr-02)
Evidence of Resistance to Coumaphos by Varroa Mites in the U.S. - (Trade Journal) - (20-Nov-01)
Resistance Mechanism of Varroa Jacobsoni to Fluvalinate Altered Sodium Channel? - (Proceedings) - (04-Sep-01)
Lincomycin Hydrochloride for the Control of American Foulbrood Disease of Honey Bees - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (30-Jul-01)
Effect of Varroa Infestation on Semen Quality - (Trade Journal) - (04-Jun-01)
Use of Microsatellite DNA Loci to Infer Genetic Structure in the Honey Bee Parasitic Mite Varroa Destructor - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (07-Apr-01)
Screening Antibiotics Against Resistant and Susceptible American Foulbrood - (Abstract Only) - (15-Feb-01)
Screening of Alternative Antibiotics Against Oxytetracycline-Susceptible and -Resistant American Foulbrood - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (15-Feb-01)
Comparison of the Dietary and Tissue Sterols of the Small Hive Beetle Aethina Tumida (Coleoptera:nitidulidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (01-Sep-00)
Airing Out Small Hive Beetle Problems in the Honey House - (Popular Publication) - (30-May-00)
Mitochondrial DNA Relationships in An Emergent Pest: Small Hive Beetles, Aethina Tumida (Coleoptera:nitidulidae), from the United States and Africa. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Evans, J.D., Pettis, J.S., Shimanuki, H. 2000. Mitochondrial dna relationships in an emergent pest: small hive beetles, aethina tumida (coleoptera:nitidulidae), from the united states and africa. Annals of the Entomological Society of America. 9:415-520.
A Hive Modification to Reduce Varroa Populations. - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (01-Jun-99)
Non-Chemical Control Strategies for Varroa - (Abstract Only) - (10-Mar-99)
A Field Assay to Detect Fluvalinate Resistance in Varroa Mites. - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (01-Jul-98)
Bees (Chapter 14) - (Book / Chapter) - (22-May-98)
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