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Probiotic development for bees – analysing gut bacteria in healthy bees
This report details research on European honey bee gut bacteria in Australia. It is thought gut microbiota play several important roles in honey bees, such as contributing to food digestion,...
Final report summary: Probiotic development for bees – analysing gut bacteria in healthy bees
This report summary details research on European honey bee gut bacteria in Australia. It is thought gut microbiota play several important roles in honey bees, such as contributing to food...
A pheromone trap to catch queen bees
One of the most time-consuming tasks in beekeeping is locating queen bees. Most beekeepers replace queens every one to two years to ensure that their colonies remain strong, productive and...
Fungicides and bees in canola
...when used on their own. However, some fungicides weaken the bees’ immune system, and mixing insecticides and fungicides is likely to result in a mix that is toxic for bees....
Fungicides and bees in almonds
...based on their findings for the pollination of almonds. See below for links to fact sheets for fungicides and bees in canola and fungicides and bees in apples and pears....
Progressing implementation of genetic selection in Australian honey bees
...undertaken in the AgriFutures Australia project Genetic Evaluation of Australian Honey Bees using BLUP procedures to understand and develop a genetic improvement plan for the honey bee industry. The project...
Final report summary: Progressing implementation of genetic selection in Australian honey bees
...undertaken in the AgriFutures Australia project Genetic Evaluation of Australian Honey Bees using BLUP procedures to understand and develop a genetic improvement plan for the honey bee industry. The project...
Final report summary: A pheromone trap to catch queen bees
One of the most time-consuming tasks in beekeeping is locating queen bees. Most beekeepers replace queens every one to two years to ensure that their colonies remain strong, productive and...
Fungicides and bees in apple & pear
...when used on their own. However, some fungicides weaken the bees’ immune system, and mixing insecticides and fungicides is likely to result in a mix that is toxic for bees....
Bee Friendly: A planting guide for European honeybees and Australian native pollinators
...about improved outcomes for honeybees and the Australian pollen- and nectar- using fauna, including mammals, insects and birds. Bee Friendly: A planting guide for European honeybees and Australian native pollinators...