john b keeper

John B Keeper

Past Forest Entomologist
University of British Columbia

John B Keeper is Professor Emeritus from the University of British Columbia Department of Forest Sciences where he was the Forest Entomologist.  After retiring to New Zealand he has worked for the last 6 years with Barry Foster in Gisborne where they have evaluated various aspects of honey bee health and nutrition.  Current interests include the applications of honeybee pheromones especially those associated with lipids within the hive.  Current studies have included assessing the impact of the giant willow aphid on the autumn production of willow honeydew honey.