2000: Conference in Dalsland, Sweden
4th International Conference of the International Association for the protection of the Dark European Bees, Dalsland and Jämtland, Sweden, August 19-25th, 2000
Welcome speech by Mr. Ingvar Arvidsson, Working Secretary of the North Bee Project and member of the organising committee of SICAMM 2000
Opening speech by the President of SICAMM, Dr. Josef A. Stark, Uppsala, Sweden
LECTURES - CONFERENCES PLENIERS
Chitozal-Apis liquid in control of chalk brood of the honeybee,
Prof. Dr Z. Gliński, Lublin, Poland
Varroa jacobsoni resistence and searching of beelines aggressive to Varroa jacobsoni
Prof. Dr. Janez Poklukar, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
New concept of estimation breeding values in the honeybee considering queen and worker effects.
Prof. Dr Kaspar Bienefeld, Länderinstitut fur Bienenkunde, Hohen Neuenendorf, Germany
The foraging spectra of four subspecies of the honey bee (Apis mellifera).
Dipl. Biol. Kirsten Koppler, Institut für Bienenkunde, Oberursel, Germany
Advantages of the Middle European bees (Apis mellifera Melllfera L) as a component of inter-breed hybrids.
Prof. Jaroslaw Prabucki and Dr. Bożena Chuda Mickiewicz, University of Agriculture, Szczecin, Poland
Apis mellifera Mellifera as complement to other pollinators in Scandinavia,
Dr. Josef A. Stark, Uppsala, Sweden
My way of discussing inbreeding and Varroa jacobsoni
Dr. Kerstin Ebbersten, Uppsala, Sweden
New biometric method used in Sweden
Mr. Ingvar Pettersson and Mr. Per Thunman, Stockholm, Sweden
Breeding bees on a small scale
Prof. Dorian Pritchard, University of Newcastle, Great Britain
Establishing of a reservation for Apis mellifera Mellifera on Southern Greenland,
Dr. Ole Hertz, Bornholm, Denmark
Sunday, August 20th
Uncapping of Varroa infested brood cells by Apis mellifera Carnica and Apis mellifera Mellifera
Prof. Dr. Kaspar Bienefeld, Länderinstitut fur Bienenkunde, Hohen Neuendorf, Germany
The Black Honey Bee, Apis mellifera Mellifera consists of several genetic different strains. Studies based on variation in mitochondrial DNA
Prof. Dr. Bo Vest Pedersen, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
Abstracts and Summaries from authors
Notes from the reports by different Dark European Bee (Apis mellifera Mellifera) Groups
Great Britain Tom Robinson
France Yves Layec, Christophe Gautiers
Austria Hans Trenkenwalder- letter
Poland Bożena Chuda Mickiewicz
Germany Wolfgang Kunzfeld
Latvia Armands Krauze
Finland Information given by Ingvar Arvidsson and Josef A. Stark
Belgium Information given by the German group
Denmark Carl-Johan Junge
Norway Nils Drivdal
Sweden Per Ruth
Notes from the election of Executive committee
Resolution from the Conference
Report from the field trip to Lurö, Lake Vänern
By MSc. Katarina Stark
Report from me trip to Jämtland County
By Mr. Karl Drakenberg
List of participants
Dark Swedish bees at the hive entrance.
Ingvar Arvidsson inspecting a colony of docile dark Swedish bees, Lurö island mating apiary.
The SICAMM fleet sailing towards the island of Lurö, Lake Vänern.
SICAMM delegates visiting one of Karl Drakenberg’s apiaries, Jämtland, Central Sweden.
Karl Drakenberg (left) in one of his apiaries in Jämtland, Central Sweden.