Drone honey bees - semen production

Summary

unknown

Program

Honey Bee

Research Organisation

New South Wales Department of Industry and Investment for and on behalf of the State of NSW - Inactive

Objective Summary

To provide data on the effects of drone age season (time of year) and differences between unrelated drone breeding lines on the production and quality of drone semen. To determine if semen quantity and sperm numbers are selectable traits.

Project Code

PRJ-000508

Project Stage

Closed

Project Start Date

Monday, July 1, 2002

Project Completion Date

Friday, May 16, 2008

Journal Articles From Project

Not Available

National Priority

Frontier technologies for building and transforming Australian industries

National Priority

Adoption of R&D

National Priority

HBE-Identify and develop technology for improved hive performance

Contact

Related publications

10.10.08

Semen Production in Drone Honeybees