UNDER THE PATRONAGE OF H. H. SHEIKH MANSOUR BIN ZAYED AL-NAHYAN, DEPUTY PRIME MINISTER OF THE UAE, MINISTER OF PRESIDENTIAL AFFAIRS AND CHAIRMAN OF ABU DHABI AGRICULTURE AND FOOD SAFETY AUTHORITY

  • Abu Dhabi National Exhibition

    Centre | Abu Dhabi

  • 09 - 10March

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SESSIONS HIGHLIGHTS

 

The symposium will cover the below topics:

 

  • Managing honeybees in arid environments
  • Nourishing honeybees in arid environments
  • Value-added procedures and products for arid-land keeping
  • Genetic improvement of honeybees for hot arid environments

 

CONFERENCE PROGRAMME

 

Day 1 – Monday 9 March 2020
  Session: Managing Honeybees in Arid Environments (Hall A)
08:00 – 09:00 Registration
09:00 – 09:20 Plenary Speaker
Dr. Jeff Pettis, Apimondia President
09:20 – 09:40 The selection of Varroa mite resistant bees in the arid zone of Algeria: importance of hygienic behaviour in the local bee Apis mellifera intermissa
Dr. Noureddine Adjlane
University M’hamad Bougara of Boumerdes, Boumerdes, Algeria

09:40 – 10:00

Ecosystem approach in pollinator conservation: Asian experience

Prof. Cleofas R. Cervancia, Professor Emeritus, University of the Philippines, Philippine

10:00 – 10:20

Consequences of a short time exposure to a sublethal dose of Flupyradifurone (Sivanto) pesticide early in life on survival and immunity in the honeybee (Apis mellifera)

Dr. Yahya Al Naggar, Institut für Biology, Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg, Germany

10:20 – 10:40

Plant Protect. Res. Inst. Giemeza, Agric. Res. St. Agric. Res. Center, Egypt

Dr. Asmaa A. Eissa

10:40 – 11:00

The role of temperature variability and the time of hive splitting on the development of laying workers in queenless honey bee colonies reared under semiarid conditions

Dr. Abd Al-Majeed Al Ghzawi, Department of Plant Production, Faculty of Agriculture, Jordan University of Science and Technology, Jordan

11:00 – 11:30

Coffee Break

11:30 – 12:00

Plenary Speaker
Dr. Nicola Bradbear, President of the Apimondia Scientific Commission “Beekeeping for Rural Development”

12:00 – 12:20

A circular economy approach to promote the honey value chain in the Arganeraie Biophere reserve of Morocco

Dr. Moha Haddouch, National Coordinator of the EC-SMD Project, Morocco

12:20 – 12:40

The efforts of Saudi government towards flourish sustainable

Dr. Ahmad Al Khazim Al Ghamdi, Bee Research chair, KSU, Saudi Arabia

12:40 – 13:00

Developing Varroa destructor mite Anderson & Trueman in the local bee colonies Apis mellifera sahariensis in Saharan zone of Algeria

Dr. Noureddine Adjlane, University M’hamad Bougara of Boumerdes, Boumerdes, Algeria

13:00 – 14:00

Lunch Break

14:00 – 14:20

Hyperspectral application for early diagnosis of American foulbrood disease in the honeybee (Apis mellifera L.) larvae

Dr. Rasha M. A. Farag, Bee Research Department, Plant Protection Research Institute, Agriculture Research Centre, Ministry of Agriculture, Giza, Egypt

14:20 – 14:40

The effects of using imidocloprid & Choropyrifos and their nono forms on honeybee Apis mellifera L. characteristics

Dr. Mohammed S. El-Masarawy, Faculty of Agriculture, Fayoum University, Fayoum, Egypt

14:40 – 15:00

Evaluate the efficiency of plant extract against nosema

Afrah Abd Alhameed, Ministry of Agriculture, Iraq

15:00 – 15:20

Evaluation of newly registered acaricides for controlling Varroa destructor infestation in honeybee colonies Apis mellifera L. under the Egyptian conditions

Dr. Hatem Sharaf El-Din, Lecturer of Economic Entomology, Faculty of Agriculture, Cairo University, Egypt

Day 1 – Monday 9 March 2020
  Session: Nourishing honeybees in arid environments (Hall B)
09:00 – 09:20 Plenary Speaker
Dr. Doug Somerville, NSW Dept of Agriculture, Australia
09:20 – 09:40

Eucalypt in the Tunisian arid region: diversity and valorization for honey production

Dr. Ezzeddine Saadaoui, University of Carthage, National Institute for Rural Engineering, Water and Forestry. (INRGREF), LGVRF, Tunisia

09:40 – 10:00

Value of the bee pollination as ecosystem service for Mediterranean burned area recovery

Dr. Monica Vercelli, University of Turin, Italy

10:00 – 10:20

Impact of Using Certain Pollen Substitutes on Performance of Honey bee (Apis Mellifera L.) Colonies Under Riyadh Conditions, Saudi Arabia

Dr. Abdulraouf Mohamed Abdulrahman Bee Research Department, Plant Protection Research Institutes Agricultural Research Center, Dokki, Giza, Egypt

10:20 – 10:40

Evaluation of feedbee under Egyptian condition

Dr. Mahmoud Mabrouk, Beekeeping Research Department, Plant Protection Research Institute, Agriculture Research Center, Dokki, Giza, Egypt

10:40 – 11:00

Assessment a new pollen supplement diet for honey bee colonies and their effects on some biological activities

Dr. Ayman M.M. Ghania, Egypt

11:00 – 11:30 Coffee Break
11:30 – 12:00 Plenary Speaker
Etienne Bruneau, President of the Apimondia Scientific Commission “Beekeeping Technology and Quality”
12:00 – 12:20

Nursery level performance of nine native acacia species towards restoration of apicultural landscapes around Southwestern Saudi Arabia

Dr. Yilma Tadesse, Department of Plant Protection, College of Food and Agricultural Science, King Saud University Riyadh, KSA

12:20 – 12:40

Brood rearing enhancing potential of manually packed pollen feeding in comparison with patty forms of pollen and pollen supplements

Dr. Nuru Adgaba, Bagshan Chair for Bee Research, Department of Plant Protection, College of Food and Agricultural Sciences, King Saud University, KSA

12:40 – 13:00

Identify the diversity of bee forage plants and their pollen types in Yemen

Dr. Mohammed M. Alsharhi, Faculty of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine, Thamar University, Yemen

13:00 – 14:00 Lunch Break
14:00 – 16:00 Bruker Workshop
Day 2 – Tuesday 10 March 2020
  Session: Value-added procedures and products for arid-land beekeeping (Hall A)
09:00 – 09:20 Plenary Speaker
Dr. Nural Cocetin, University of Technology, Sydney
09:20 – 09:40

Valuing Apiproduct honeys for arid-land beekeeping

Dr. Badiaa Lyoussi, Laboratory of Physiology-Pharmacology & Envionmental Health, University Sidi Mohamed Ben Abdallah, Fez, Morocco

09:40 – 10:00

Effect of Propolis Dressing Technique on the Healing of Septic Diabetic Foot Ulcers

Dr. Aslam I. Ragab, Lecturer, Medical Surgical Nursing Department, Faculty of Nursing South Valley, Egypt

10:00 – 10:20

Cytoplasmic damage caused by propolis on Staphylococcus aureus

Dr. Leyla Benammara, Department of Microbiology and Biochemistry, Faculty of Natural and Life Sciences, University of Batna 2, Algeria

10:20 – 10:40

Topical Saudi Arabia Talh honey (Acacia nilotica) on surgical wound healing activity

Dr. Ahmed Hegazi, National Research Centre, Dokki, Giza, Egypt

10:40 – 11:00

Effect of Some Factors on Honey Bee Venom Production from Different Strains

Dr. Hatem Mahfouz, Plant production, Faculty of Environment, El-Arish University, Egypt

11:00 – 11:30 Coffee Break
11:30 – 12:00 Plenary Speaker
12:00 – 12:20

Antibacterial activity and chemical composition of Euphorbia echinus propolis an endemic species in arid states of Morocco

Dr. Amina Chakir, Cadi Ayyad University, Marrakech, Morocco

12:20 – 12:40

Propolis Extract: A Possible Antiseptic Oral Care against Multidrug-Resistant Non-Fermenting Bacteria Isolated from Non-Ventilator Hospital-Acquired Pneumonia

Dr. Hebat-Allah Sayed Elsayeh, Departments of Apiculture research, Plant Protection Research Initiation, Agriculture research center. Dokki, Egypt

12:40 – 13:00

View publication stats from Socio-economic Analysis of pollution of bee products with pesticides in Gharbia Governorate – Egypt

Dr. Tarek Abd El Aleim, Central Agricultural Pesticides Laboratory, Agricultural Research Center ARC, Dokki, Giza, Egypt

13:00 – 14:00 Lunch Break
14:00 – 14:20

Baseline studies on Sider honey properties for characterization and standardization

Dr. Ammara Blouch, National Agricultural Research Center-Islamabad, Pakistan

14:20 – 14:40 Characterization of Apis mellifera Honey from Different Botanical and Geographical Origins in Egypt
Dr. Yahya Al Naggar, Institut für Biology, Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg, Germany
14:40 – 15:00

Chemical and physical compositions of Arabic peninsula honeys and their biological activities: a potential intervention in infections

Dr. Noori Al-Waili, Medical Care for Nephrology, New York, USA

15:00 – 15:20

The appropriate ways to form a vision for apiary management and beekeeping in different regions of the Arab countries in light of climate change to advance the beekeeping

Dr. Abdelhady Fetouh Abdelhady Ahmed, Menofia University, Egypt

15:20 – 15:40

Apitherapeutic effects of some honeybee products on alleviating symptoms of anaemia in male albino rats

Dr. Yasser Essam Elenany, Department of Economic Entomology and Pesticides, Faculty of Agriculture, Cairo University, Giza, Egypt

15:40 – 16:00

Treatment of arthritis in human using Bee Venom

Dr. Khairi El Battawy, National Research Centre, Tahrir street, Giza, Egypt

16:00 – 16:20

Characterization of Sider honey using pollen analysis collected from Shapoah, Yemen

Dr. Mohammed Alsharhi, Department of Agriculture, Faculty of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine, Thamar University, Yemen

  Session: Genetic improvement of honeybees for hot arid environments (Hall B)
09:00 – 09:20 Plenary Speaker
Dr. Irfan Kandemir, Ankara University, Turkey
09:20 – 09:40

Breeding strategies for the honeybee for a changing climate

Prof. Kaspar Bienefeld, Institute for Bee Research Hohen Neuendorf, Germany

09:40 – 10:00

Genetic improvement of honey bees for environments under climate change

Dr. Rustem Abuzarovich Ilyasov, Ufa Scientific Center, Institute of Biochemistry and Genetics, Russia

10:00 – 10:20

Improvement of Morphometric Characters of Local Carniolan Honeybee Race, (Apis mellifera carnica) in Manzala, Dakahlia governorate, of Egypt

Dr. Ahmed Shaheen, Plant Protection Department, Faculty of Agriculture, Al-Azhar University, Egypt

10:20 – 10:40

Genetic conservation and Iprovement of Honeybees in Hot and Arid Environments in MENA Region

Dr. Nizar Haddad, National Agricultural Research Center- NARC, Jordan

10:40 – 11:00

Factors affecting the quality of honey bee, Apis mellifera carnica drones

Dr. Rasha Adel Salem, Bee research center, Plant Protection Research Institute, Ministry of Agriculture, Egypt

11:00 – 11:30

Coffee break

11:30 – 11:50

Heat tolerance mechanisms of selected local subpecies of Apis mellifera L. kept under semiarid conditions

Dr. Shahera Zaitoun, Al-Balqa Applied University, Al-Salt, Jordan

11:50 – 12:10

The Native Saudi Honeybee, Apis mellifera jemenitica, should we replace it or conserve it?

Dr. Yehya Alattal, KSA

12:10 – 12:30

Honeybee Race Improvements in Lebanon and the Region: Still a Matter of Trial and Error!

Dr. Rami Ollaik, American University of Beirut, Lebanon