Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Do you want to learn how to identify eggs, larvae, pollen, and nectar?

I love finding stuff like this on the Internet.    You've heard of those projects where you can sit on your computer and map universes for astronomers. This project is the same concept with frames from beehive.  You sit at your computer and map the cells on a frame for his research project.  The cool thing is that there is a tutorial that teaches you how to identify all the eggs, larvae (in different stages of growth), pollen, and nectar.  Give it a look at"

Broodmapper: Honey Bee Development and Citizen Science - eXtension

The project is run by Reed Johnson. He is a bee researcher at The University of Ohio.  I've met him a couple of times and he's an alright guy.