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Snapshots

  1. What is it?

    Snapshot Title: What is it?
    Taken by: Antonio Filho

    Image: Unhealthy Honey Bee Frame
    Image Owner: Dennis vanEngelsdorp



    Description:

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  2. unhealthy honey

    Snapshot Title: unhealthy honey
    Taken by: Nirav Patel

    Image: Unhealthy Honey Bee Frame
    Image Owner: Dennis vanEngelsdorp



    Description:

    Honey Panorama Gigapixel~



  3. an adult

    Snapshot Title: an adult
    Taken by: Imagine Berni

    Image: Unhealthy Honey Bee Frame
    Image Owner: Dennis vanEngelsdorp



    Description:

    -



  4. Falls1

    Snapshot Title: Falls1
    Taken by: rfbritt3

    Image: Unhealthy Honey Bee Frame
    Image Owner: Dennis vanEngelsdorp



    Description:

    Niagra Falls from the Canadian Side



  5. cover

    Snapshot Title: cover
    Taken by: Dror Yaron

    Image: Unhealthy Honey Bee Frame
    Image Owner: Dennis vanEngelsdorp



    Description:

    GigapanMagazine.org Will open in a new tab or window vol 2 issue 5



  6. Carbohydrates versus Protein

    Snapshot Title: Carbohydrates versus Protein
    Taken by: Dennis vanEngelsdorp

    Image: Unhealthy Honey Bee Frame
    Image Owner: Dennis vanEngelsdorp



    Description:

    Nectar which is converted into honey once it is brought back to the hive is the honey bees source of carbohydrates while pollen in the form of bee bread is stored for utilization as a protein source.



  7. Honey and Nectar

    Snapshot Title: Honey and Nectar
    Taken by: Dennis vanEngelsdorp

    Image: Unhealthy Honey Bee Frame
    Image Owner: Dennis vanEngelsdorp



    Description:

    Honey bees are capable of carrying up to 100 milligrams of nectar in their cropor honey stomach. Estimates suggest that the average load of nectar carried home is between 20 to 40 milligrams. Consequ...



  8. Reflections

    Snapshot Title: Reflections
    Taken by: Dennis vanEngelsdorp

    Image: Unhealthy Honey Bee Frame
    Image Owner: Dennis vanEngelsdorp



    Description:

    A reflection off the honey in a cell. If you use your imagination you can make out the clouds in the sky and the extended lens of the camera in this reflection. The silhouette of the camera and the ...



  9. *Robber Bee

    Snapshot Title: *Robber Bee
    Taken by: Dennis vanEngelsdorp

    Image: Unhealthy Honey Bee Frame
    Image Owner: Dennis vanEngelsdorp



    Description:

    In the summer, adult worker bees, typically spend three weeks in the hive performing in hive duties such as nursing larval bees, handling and processing nectar into honey, building comb, and guarding ...



  10. *Sealed Brood

    Snapshot Title: *Sealed Brood
    Taken by: Dennis vanEngelsdorp

    Image: Unhealthy Honey Bee Frame
    Image Owner: Dennis vanEngelsdorp



    Description:

    Beneath this brown capping, a worker bee is transforming into an adult. Once a larval bee’s cell has been capped by nurse bees, she spins a cocoon and undergoes rapid and amazing developmental chan...



  11. *Larva

    Snapshot Title: *Larva
    Taken by: Dennis vanEngelsdorp

    Image: Unhealthy Honey Bee Frame
    Image Owner: Dennis vanEngelsdorp



    Description:

    Once the egg hatches it becomes a larva. The larval stage of the honey bee (and all insects) is the growth stage of the bee. During the six days it remains in this stage it will grow some 15000 time...



  12. *Larva

    Snapshot Title: *Larva
    Taken by: Dennis vanEngelsdorp

    Image: Unhealthy Honey Bee Frame
    Image Owner: Dennis vanEngelsdorp



    Description:

    Once the egg hatches it becomes a larva. The larval stage of the honey bee (and all insects) is the growth stage of the bee. During the six days it remains in this stage it will grow some 15000 time...



  13. *Egg

    Snapshot Title: *Egg
    Taken by: Dennis vanEngelsdorp

    Image: Unhealthy Honey Bee Frame
    Image Owner: Dennis vanEngelsdorp



    Description:

    Like all insects, honey bees begin their life as an egg. There are three development stages in bees which are collectively known as brood. Eggs are the first of these stages and they hatch into larv...



  14. *Sacbrood

    Snapshot Title: *Sacbrood
    Taken by: Dennis vanEngelsdorp

    Image: Unhealthy Honey Bee Frame
    Image Owner: Dennis vanEngelsdorp



    Description:

    Sacbrood is a disease caused by a virus. While adults are often infected with the virus these infections go unnoticed. However, when infected nurse bees feed contaminated brood food to larval bees, t...



  15. *Chalkbrood

    Snapshot Title: *Chalkbrood
    Taken by: Dennis vanEngelsdorp

    Image: Unhealthy Honey Bee Frame
    Image Owner: Dennis vanEngelsdorp



    Description:

    Chalkbrood, is the most common brood disease in honey bees. It is usually most evident in the spring, after extended periods of rain, and (as in this case) when colonies are weak from other diseases a...



  16. Cell Containing Chalkbrood

    Snapshot Title: Cell Containing Chalkbrood
    Taken by: Dennis vanEngelsdorp

    Image: Unhealthy Honey Bee Frame
    Image Owner: Dennis vanEngelsdorp



    Description:

    Chalkbrood, a fungal brood disease of honey bees, is reportedly on the increase in Pennsylvania. The disease is caused by the spore-forming fungus, Ascosphaera apis. Worker, drone, and queen larvae ar...



  17. Chalkbrood

    Snapshot Title: Chalkbrood
    Taken by: Dennis vanEngelsdorp

    Image: Unhealthy Honey Bee Frame
    Image Owner: Dennis vanEngelsdorp



    Description:

    Cell containing chalkbrood



  18. Comb Cells

    Snapshot Title: Comb Cells
    Taken by: Dennis vanEngelsdorp

    Image: Unhealthy Honey Bee Frame
    Image Owner: Dennis vanEngelsdorp



    Description:

    Sacbrood can be seen in the center of this snapshot with larvae to the left and sealed brood to the right.



  19. Sacbrood virus

    Snapshot Title: Sacbrood virus
    Taken by: Dennis vanEngelsdorp

    Image: Unhealthy Honey Bee Frame
    Image Owner: Dennis vanEngelsdorp



    Description:

    Sacbrood, a disease caused by a filterable virus affects both worker and drone larvae. However, adult bees are immune to the virus but it can be deadly to honey bee pupae.



  20. a bee egg

    Snapshot Title: a bee egg
    Taken by: Dennis vanEngelsdorp

    Image: Unhealthy Honey Bee Frame
    Image Owner: Dennis vanEngelsdorp



    Description:



  21. nectar

    Snapshot Title: nectar
    Taken by: Dennis vanEngelsdorp

    Image: Unhealthy Honey Bee Frame
    Image Owner: Dennis vanEngelsdorp



    Description:

    bees will reduce the water content of nectar to less than 18% before capping with wax



  22. bee bread

    Snapshot Title: bee bread
    Taken by: Dennis vanEngelsdorp

    Image: Unhealthy Honey Bee Frame
    Image Owner: Dennis vanEngelsdorp



    Description:

    pollen stored by bees



  23. Plague!

    Snapshot Title: Plague!
    Taken by: Nathan Wong

    Image: Unhealthy Honey Bee Frame
    Image Owner: Dennis vanEngelsdorp



    Description:

    Subjected to the fungus.



  24. Baby Bees

    Snapshot Title: Baby Bees
    Taken by: Nathan Wong

    Image: Unhealthy Honey Bee Frame
    Image Owner: Dennis vanEngelsdorp



    Description:

    Once and future bees



  25. bee

    Snapshot Title: bee
    Taken by: ronan16

    Image: Unhealthy Honey Bee Frame
    Image Owner: Dennis vanEngelsdorp



    Description:

    bee