Brenna Traver

Assistant Professor of Biology

Huck Affiliations

Publication Tags

Nosema Ceranae Apis Mellifera Infection Nosema Honey Bees Nosema Apis Bees Apoidea Honey Honey Bee Colonies Bee Sampling Beekeepers Apis Pathogens Pesticides Apiaries Africanized Honey Bees Spores Microsporidia Worker Honey Bees Apiculture Honeybee Genetic Variation Biological Survey

Most Recent Papers

Genetic diversity of wild and managed honey bees (Apis mellifera) in Southwestern Pennsylvania, and prevalence of the microsporidian gut pathogens Nosema ceranae and N. apis

Juliana Rangel, Brenna Traver, Marla Stoner, Alyssa Hatter, Brian Trevelline, Chris Garza, Tonya Shepherd, Thomas D. Seeley, John Wenzel, 2020, Apidologie on p. 802-814

Beekeeping management practices are associated with operation size and beekeepers’ philosophy towards in-hive chemicals

Robyn M. Underwood, Brenna E. Traver, Margarita Maria Lopez-Uribe, 2019, Insects

Genetic diversity and prevalence of Varroa destructor, Nosema apis, and N. ceranae in managed honey bee (Apis mellifera) colonies in the Caribbean island of Dominica, West Indies

Juliana Rangel, Alejandra Gonzalez, Marla Stoner, Alyssa Hatter, Brenna E. Traver, 2018, Journal of Apicultural Research on p. 541-550

Seasonal Effects and the Impact of In-Hive Pesticide Treatments on Parasite, Pathogens, and Health of Honey Bees

Brenna E. Traver, Haley K. Feazel-Orr, Katelyn M. Catalfamo, Carlyle C. Brewster, Richard D. Fell, 2018, Journal of Economic Entomology on p. 517-527

Prevalence of Nosema species in a feral honey bee population

Juliana Rangel, Kristen Baum, William L. Rubink, Robert N. Coulson, J. Spencer Johnston, Brenna E. Traver, 2016, Apidologie on p. 561-571

Effects of pesticide treatments on nutrient levels in worker honey bees (Apis mellifera)

Haley K. Feazel-Orr, Katelyn M. Catalfamo, Carlyle C. Brewster, Richard D. Fell, Troy D. Anderson, Brenna E. Traver, 2016, Insects on p. 8

Prevalence of Nosema species in a Feral Honey Bee Population: A 20-Year Survey

Juliana Rangel, Kristen Baum, William Rubink, Robert Coulson, J. Johnston, Brenna Traver, 2015, Apidologie on p. 561-571

A scientific note

Brenna E. Traver, Richard D. Fell, 2015, Apidologie on p. 194-196

Survey for nosema spp. in belize apiaries

Juliana Rangel, Brenna E. Traver, Glen Stevens, Mario Howe, Richard D. Fell, 2013, Journal of Apicultural Research on p. 62-66

Individual variability of Nosema ceranae infections in Apis mellifera colonies

Grace E. Mulholland, Brenna E. Traver, Nels G. Johnson, Richard D F Fell, 2012, Insects on p. 1143-1155

Most-Cited Papers

Prevalence and infection intensity of Nosema in honey bee (Apis mellifera L.) colonies in Virginia

Brenna E. Traver, Richard D. Fell, 2011, Journal of Invertebrate Pathology on p. 43-49

Comparison of within hive sampling and seasonal activity of Nosema ceranae in honey bee colonies

Brenna E. Traver, Matthew R. Williams, Richard D. Fell, 2012, Journal of Invertebrate Pathology on p. 187-193

Nosema ceranae in drone honey bees (Apis mellifera)

Brenna E. Traver, Richard D. Fell, 2011, Journal of Invertebrate Pathology on p. 234-236

Individual variability of Nosema ceranae infections in Apis mellifera colonies

Grace E. Mulholland, Brenna E. Traver, Nels G. Johnson, Richard D F Fell, 2012, Insects on p. 1143-1155

Low natural levels of Nosema ceranae in Apis mellifera queens

Brenna E. Traver, Richard D. Fell, 2012, Journal of Invertebrate Pathology on p. 408-410

Beekeeping management practices are associated with operation size and beekeepers’ philosophy towards in-hive chemicals

Robyn M. Underwood, Brenna E. Traver, Margarita Maria Lopez-Uribe, 2019, Insects

A scientific note

Brenna E. Traver, Richard D. Fell, 2015, Apidologie on p. 194-196

Prevalence of Nosema species in a feral honey bee population

Juliana Rangel, Kristen Baum, William L. Rubink, Robert N. Coulson, J. Spencer Johnston, Brenna E. Traver, 2016, Apidologie on p. 561-571

Effects of pesticide treatments on nutrient levels in worker honey bees (Apis mellifera)

Haley K. Feazel-Orr, Katelyn M. Catalfamo, Carlyle C. Brewster, Richard D. Fell, Troy D. Anderson, Brenna E. Traver, 2016, Insects on p. 8

Survey for nosema spp. in belize apiaries

Juliana Rangel, Brenna E. Traver, Glen Stevens, Mario Howe, Richard D. Fell, 2013, Journal of Apicultural Research on p. 62-66