Brenna Traver

Assistant Professor of Biology

Huck Affiliations

Publication Tags

Nosema Ceranae Apis Mellifera Infection Honey Bees Nosema Nosema Apis Honey Honey Bee Colonies Bee Apoidea Bees Sampling Pathogens Pesticides Beekeepers Microsporidia Apis Nutrients Apiculture Worker Honey Bees Genetic Variation Spores Parasite Parasites Haplotypes

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

A Side-by-Side Comparison of Honey Bee Management Systems

R Underwood, Dennis vanEngelsdorp, Brenna Traver, Kristine Nichols, 2018, Proceedings of the 2018 American Bee Research Conference

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

Organic Versus Conventional Beekeeping Philosophies and Their Influence on Honey Bee Colony Health

Robyn Underwood, Dennis vanEngelsdorp, Brenna Traver, Kristine Nichols, 2016, Northeastern Plant, Pest, and Soils Conference (NEPPSC 2016)

Do Management Practices Impact Nosema ceranae Levels in Honey Bee Colonies?

Brenna Traver, Robyn Underwood, Kristine Nichols, Dennis vanEngelsdorp, 2016, Northeastern Plant, Pest, and Soils Conference (NEPPSC 2016)

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

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