University of Idaho - I Banner

Visit UI

Learn about the many reasons the University of Idaho could be a perfect fit for you. Schedule Your Visit

Student Life

Fill your college experience with memories and connections that will define you as an individual and empower you for a lifetime. Explore

Parents on campus during orientation

Parent Newsletter

Keep up on campus events and information involving your Vandal student. Sign Up

UI Retirees Association

UIRA has a membership of nearly 500 from every part of the University. Join Today

UI Extension Publications and Multimedia

Homeowner Guide to Bees




Product Details
Order #: 1459
Pub. Date: 2009
BUL 854

View it now (PDF) >

Order now >

Price: $4.00

Many yellow and black buzzing insects-variously referred to as yellowjackets, hornets, wasps, and bees-are feared for their stings. Although stings can be painful and cause life-threatening allergic reactions in the most sensitive people, bees that forage for nectar and pollen from flowers around Idaho residential landscapes normally pose a minimal sting hazard. This 12-page publication with 15 color photographs describes the life cycles of honey bees, bumble bees, and their commonly encountered relatives-sweat bees, ground-dwelling solitary bees, Africanized bees). Two tables name insecticides suitable for bumblebee and ground-dwelling solitary bee nests if their locations threaten humans. Generally these insects can be left alone to do their beneficial work. Author: Edward J. Bechinski

University of Idaho Extension

 

Physical Address:
E. J. Iddings Agricultural Science Laboratory, Room 10
606 S Rayburn St

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive MS 2332
Moscow, ID 83844-2332

Phone: 208-885-7982

Fax: 208-885-9046

Email: calspubs@uidaho.edu

Location

Barbara Petty

Email: extdir@uidaho.edu