Honeybee

A Genetic Test for Africanised Honey Bees

$5.00
Dr. Ben Oldroyd, Dr. Nadine Chapman

Beekeepers wish to import bees/bee semen that have been bred for resistance to the Varroa mite (Varroa destructor). Australia currently does not have the Varroa mite, but it is likely t...

Genetic Evaluation of Australian Honey Bees using BLUP procedures

$25.00
R. G Banks , V. Boerner

All agricultural industries must address the challenge of prices rising faster for inputs or costs, than for outputs or products (this is commonly referred to as the cost-price squeeze). Continu...

Upgrading knowledge on pathogens (particularly viruses) of Australian honey bees

$25.00
John Roberts, Peter Durr, Denis Anderson

This report describes the findings of Australia’s first national survey for honey bee pathogens using modern molecular tools. It outlines the current prevalence of honey bee viruses and re...

Australian honeybee pathogen survey

$5.00
John Roberts, Denis Anderson, Peter Durr

Australia has one of the healthiest honeybee (Apis mellifera) populations in the world, but beekeepers still need to manage a range of established pests and diseases. While we have good...

Development of a Code of Practice and National Bee Biosecurity Program

$5.00
Sam Malfroy

Ensuring the honey bee industry has the capacity to better manage established pests, and to have surveillance in place for early detection of exotic pests such as Varroa mite is critical to the ...

Attractant and preference of Apis cerana Java

$5.00
Dr David Guez

Following the accidental introduction of Apis cerana Java in Australia in 2007, the question of its eradication and later of its control has been put forward within the constraint of Au...

Honey Bee and Pollination Program Five Year Research, Development & Extension Plan 2014/15 – 2018/19

$25.00
RIRDC

This Five Year Plan outlines the investments that will encompass the RIRDC Honey Bee and Pollination RD&E Program, which has been administered as one program since 1 July...

ACT Fact Sheet: Compatibility of management objectives on public lands and beekeeping

$5.00
S Salvin

The ACT presents a unique case when considering the compatibility of public land management objectives with beekeeping as there is no commercial beekeeping activity in th...

NSW Fact Sheet: Compatibility of management objectives on public lands and beekeeping

$5.00
S Salvin

Public land is an important resource for NSW beekeepers, particularly during the crucial periods of hive build up prior to and post pollination. Whilst beekeepers derive a direct benefit from ac...

NT Fact Sheet: Compatibility of management objectives on public lands and beekeeping

$5.00
S Salvin

Despite the small size of the beekeeping industry in the Northern Territory, public land remains an important resource. This is particularly true during the crucial periods of hive build up prio...

QLD Fact Sheet: Compatibility of management objectives on public lands and beekeeping

$5.00
S Salvin

Public land is an important resource for Queensland beekeepers, particularly during the crucial periods of hive build up prior to and post pollination. Whilst beekeepers derive a direct benefit ...

SA Fact Sheet: Compatibility of management objectives on public lands and beekeeping

$5.00
S Salvin

Public land is an important resource for South Australia beekeepers, particularly during the crucial periods of hive build up prior to and post pollination in the Ngarkat conservation park. Whil...

TAS Fact Sheet: Compatibility of management objectives on public lands and beekeeping

$5.00
S Salvin

Public land is a vital resource for Tasmanian beekeepers, particularly during the crucial periods of hive build up prior to and post pollination. Whilst beekeepers derive a direct benefit from a...

VIC Fact Sheet: Compatibility of management objectives on public lands and beekeeping

$5.00
S Salvin

Public land is an important resource for Victorian beekeepers, particularly during the crucial periods of hive build up prior to and post pollination. Whilst beekeepers derive a direct benefit f...

WA Fact Sheet: Compatibility of management objectives on public lands and beekeeping

$5.00
S Salvin

Public land is an important resource for Western Australian beekeepers, particularly during the crucial periods of hive build up prior to and post pollination. Whilst beekeepers derive a direct ...

Compatibility of management objectives on public lands with beekeeping

$25.00
S Salvin

Public lands are a potentially valuable resource for beekeepers, with approximately 63% of Australia’s land mass (484,067,824 hectares) classed as public land. This report i...

Australian Beekeeping Guide

$35.00
Russell Goodman, Peter Kaczynski

Australia’s honey bee and pollination industries make a fundamental contribution to the Australian economy and way of life. Healthy honey bee colonies are necessary for the pollination and...

Interspecific matings between Apis cerana and Apis mellifera. Does it happen and what does it mean for the industry?

$5.00
Dr. Ben Oldroyd

An Asian honey bee, Apis cerana, became established in Cairns in 2007. This new invasive species is likely to have various adverse effects on the natural environment and on the beekeepi...

Screened bottom boards

$25.00
Doug Somerville

The core purpose of this research was to test the productivity differences between a conventional bottom board and a screened bottom board on a honey bee hive. The use of screened bottom boards ...

Value-adding to honey

$25.00
Dr Joan Dawes , Dr David Dall

This report has been revised in September 2016.

This RIRDC project examined three potential attributes of Australian eucalypt honeys: Glycaemic Index, prebiotic properties and therapeu...