Below is a list of the most recent peer-reviewed scientific papers emerging from the Bee Lab since its inception in late 2016 (staff underlined).

For a full list of publications by our members, please visit their profiles.


Colwell, M.J., Williams, G.R., Evans, R.C., Shutler, D., 2017. Honey bee-collected pollen in agro-ecosystems reveals diet diversity, diet quality, and pesticide exposure. Ecology and Evolution 7, 7243-7253. [link]

de Guzman, L.I., Williams, G.R., Khongphinitbunjong, K., Chantawannakul, P. Ecology, life history and management of tropilaelaps mites. Journal of Economic Entomology 110, 319-332. [link]

Forfert, N., Troxler, A., Retschnig, G., Gauthier, L., Straub, L., Moritz, R.F.A., Neumann, P., Williams, G.R., 2017. Neonicotinoid pesticides can reduce honeybee colony genetic diversity. PLoS One 12, e0186109. [link]

Retschnig, G., Williams, G.R., Schneeberger, A., Neumann, P. 2017. Cold ambient temperature promotes Nosema spp. intensity in honey bees (Apis mellifera). Insects 8, 20. [link]

Tritschler, M., Retschnig, G., Yanez, O., Williams, G.R., Neumann, P. 2017. Host sharing by the honey bee parasites Lotmaria passim and Nosema ceranae. Ecology and Evolution 7, 1850-1857. [link]