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Honey Bees: Are There Pollen Specialists and Nectar Specialists?

A honey bee foraging on a Mexican sunflower (Tithonia) has almost reaching its loading limit. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

You often hear that foraging honey bees are either pollen specialists or nectar specialists. That is, some leave the hive to collect pollen for their...

A honey bee foraging on a Mexican sunflower (Tithonia) has almost reaching its loading limit. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A honey bee foraging on a Mexican sunflower (Tithonia) has almost reaching its loading limit. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A honey bee foraging on a Mexican sunflower (Tithonia) has almost reaching its loading limit. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A honey bee nectaring on a Mexican sunflower, Tithonia. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A honey bee nectaring on a Mexican sunflower, Tithonia. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A honey bee nectaring on a Mexican sunflower, Tithonia. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Tuesday, August 18, 2020 at 10:00 AM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Economic Development, Environment, Food, Innovation, Natural Resources, Yard & Garden

Why Bees Are Artists and Engineers--Robert E. Page Jr.'s New Book

Eminent honey bee geneticist and biologist Robert E. Page Jr. with his new book,

It's a long-awaited book, 25 years in the making. And it's sure to "bee" among the very best.  Eminent honey bee geneticist and...

Eminent honey bee geneticist and biologist Robert E. Page Jr. with his new book,
Eminent honey bee geneticist and biologist Robert E. Page Jr. with his new book, "The Art of the Bee."

Eminent honey bee geneticist and biologist Robert E. Page Jr. with his new book, "The Art of the Bee."

Robert E. Page Jr. examines a bee swarm. He is the author of a new book,
Robert E. Page Jr. examines a bee swarm. He is the author of a new book, "The Art of the Bee: Shaping the Environment from Landscapes to Societies."

Robert E. Page Jr. examines a bee swarm. He is the author of a new book, "The Art of the Bee: Shaping the Environment from Landscapes to Societies."

Posted on Thursday, July 30, 2020 at 5:00 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Economic Development, Environment, Food, Innovation, Natural Resources, Yard & Garden

In Praise of a Honey Bee Geneticist

From left are distinguished emerita professor M.R.C. Greenwood, chair of the UC Davis Emeriti Association Awards and Recognition Committee; distinguished emeritus professor Robert E. Page Jr., and UC Davis Chancellor Gary S. May. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Accolades flowed when honey bee geneticist Robert E. Page Jr., received the 2019 UC Davis Distinguished Emeritus Professor Award at the annual...

From left are distinguished emerita professor M.R.C. Greenwood, chair of the UC Davis Emeriti Association Awards and Recognition Committee; distinguished emeritus professor Robert E. Page Jr., and UC Davis Chancellor Gary S. May. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
From left are distinguished emerita professor M.R.C. Greenwood, chair of the UC Davis Emeriti Association Awards and Recognition Committee; distinguished emeritus professor Robert E. Page Jr., and UC Davis Chancellor Gary S. May. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

From left are distinguished emerita professor M.R.C. Greenwood, chair of the UC Davis Emeriti Association Awards and Recognition Committee; distinguished emeritus professor Robert E. Page Jr., and UC Davis Chancellor Gary S. May. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

UC Davis Chancellor Gary S. May addresses the crowd. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
UC Davis Chancellor Gary S. May addresses the crowd. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

UC Davis Chancellor Gary S. May addresses the crowd. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The crowd at the annual Academic Retiree and Emeriti Award Luncheon. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
The crowd at the annual Academic Retiree and Emeriti Award Luncheon. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The crowd at the annual Academic Retiree and Emeriti Award Luncheon. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Honey bee geneticist Robert E. Page Jr. (foreground) drew praise and applause at the luncheon. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Honey bee geneticist Robert E. Page Jr. (foreground) drew praise and applause at the luncheon. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Honey bee geneticist Robert E. Page Jr. (foreground) drew praise and applause at the luncheon. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Thursday, January 31, 2019 at 7:10 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Environment, Innovation, Natural Resources, Pest Management

Congratulations, Honey Bee Geneticist Rob Page!

Honey bee geneticist Robert E. Page examines a swarm at Arizona State University, where he served as provost.

Internationally acclaimed honey bee geneticist Robert E. Page Jr., is a pioneer researcher in the field of behavioral genetics, an...

Honey bee geneticist Robert E. Page examines a swarm at Arizona State University, where he served as provost.
Honey bee geneticist Robert E. Page examines a swarm at Arizona State University, where he served as provost.

Honey bee geneticist Robert E. Page examines a swarm at Arizona State University, where he served as provost.

Posted on Tuesday, January 8, 2019 at 8:57 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Environment, Innovation, Natural Resources
 
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