Identify a pollen substitute whose ingredients have been scientifically tested for preference and palatability by honey bees.
Western Australian Agriculture Authority, a body corporate established under the Biosecurity and Agriculture Management Act 2007
To test ingredients and feedstuffs developed by John Black Consulting (RIRDC Project JLB4A) for preference and palatability. To test the final substitute feeds in cage experiments for their effect on honeybee longevity.
Project Start Date
Wednesday, November 1, 2006
Project Completion Date
Tuesday, October 30, 2012
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