Dr. Cahit Ozturk’s Selected Publications

Selected Publications

Kumova, U.,Ozturk, C. Effects of feeding and rearing methods on royal jelly yield. Apimondia 35th International Apicultural Congress. September 1-6, 1997.Antwerp, Belgium. PS: 436.

Korkmaz, A., Ozturk, C. Control of large wax moth (Galleria mellonella L.) Tayek/TUYAP year 2003. Animal group meeting on the exchange of information proceedings, May 6-8, 2003. Menemen İZMİR.

Korkmaz A., Ozturk C. Mersin province beekeeping stracture, problems and solutions Alatarım Journal, December 2003

Bayram A, Akyol E., Yeninar H., Ozturk C. Effects of pollen collection on the colony development and honey production in honey bee colonies. Uludag Bee Journal, February 2004.

Korkmaz A., Ozturk C. Possible threat of small hive beetle (Aethina Tumida  for our country. Beekeeping in the globalisation process. Alatarım Journal, Jun 2004.  

Ozturk, C., Korkmaz, A. Importance and use of Carniolan bees ( Apis mellifera carnica pollm 1978) for the Turkish beekeeping. Alatarım, June, 2005

Akyol E., Ozkok D., Ozturk C., Bayram A. Determination of swarming tendency comb building and wintering ability of some pure and hybrid honey bee (Apis mellifera L.) colonies. Uludag Bee Journal, November 2005.

Ozturk C., Akyol E. Determination of hygienic behavior characteristics of honey bee (A. mellifera L.)  Colonies at the Eastern Mediterranean Region IV. Marmara Beekeeping Congress with International Participation, 18 Mart University, Canakkale,/ Turkey 2-4 December 2010.

Akyol, E., Yeninar, H., Ozturk, C., Ceylan, D.A. Effects of sublethal doses of some drugs used to control honey bee diseases and parasites on the lifespan of honey bees (Apis mellifera L., 1758), IV. Marmara Beekeeping Congress with International Participation, 18 Mart University, Canakkale,/ Turkey 2-4 December 2010.

Ozturk, C. The importance of queen bee pheromones in honey bee colony. Petek Journal, 6: 18-19. May 2012

Ozturk, C. Carniolan bee (Apis mellifera carnica). Petek Journal, 7:12-13. September 2012

Ozturk, C. Problems of queen rearing and necessary precautions in Turkey. 3.th İnternational Mugla Beekeeping & Pine Honey Congress 1-4 November 2012 Mugla-TURKEY.

Ozturk, C. What should we do to rear better quality queens? Voice of beekeeper Journal, 8 14-16.

Ozturk, C., Uysal, O., Subaşı,O,S., Seçer, A., Alemdar,T., Ören, M,N. A Review on Beekeeping Equipments Usage In Beekeeping Enterprises In Mediterranean Region, 12th Asian Apicultural Association Conference, April 24th – 27th, Antalya, Turkey.

Akyol E., Unalan A., Yeninar., H., Ozkok D., Ozturk C., “ Comparison Of Colony Performances Of Anatolian, Caucasian And Carniolan Honeybee (Apis Mellifera L.) Genotypes In Temperate Climate Conditions”, ITALIAN JOURNAL OF ANIMAL SCIENCE, vol.13, no.3, pp.0-0, 2014

Kaftanoflu, O., Ozturk, C,.  Larval metophrene application affects the live weights of the              queen bees and ovariol numbers of the worker bees ( Apis mellifera L.). Apimondia 44 th    In ternational Apicultural Congress. September 15-20, 2015., Venue Daejeon South Korea.

Ozturk, C,. Cook, C,. Kaftanoglu, O,. Effects of glucose, fructose and high fructose corn syrup on the development, memory and learning behavior of honey bees. Apimondia 44 th    In ternational Apicultural Congress. September 29th – October 4th, 2017., Istanbul, Turkey.


Class Schedule

Beekeepers’s Stage (Room A)

9:30 am   ASU Students, Research Poster Presentations
10:00 am   Principles and Practices of Ethical Beekeeping, Patrick Pyne
11:00 am   Swarm Traps, Peter Underwood
1:00 pm   Seasonal Beekeeping, Dr. Cahit Ozturk
2:00 pm   Korean Natural Farming Solutions for All Hive Solutions, Shane “Bee Charmer” Lee


Education Stage (Room B)

9:00 am   High School Beekeeping Projects, Rachna Nath
10:00 am   Bees 101: Intro to Beekeeping,  Kyle Hornbaker
11:00 am   Planting for Bees, Mike Hills
12:30 pm   Bees 101: Intro to Beekeeping: Rob Ungvary
1:30 pm   Beekeeping: Backyard to Business, Dave Peterson

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Beekeeper’s Stage

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Education Stage

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