Honeybee

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 ...

Honey bee and Pollination Program Five Year Research, Development & Extension Plan 2014/15 – 2018/19 (Draft)

$25.00
RIRDC

This Five Year Plan outlines the investments that will encompass the RIRDC Honey Bee and Pollination RD&E Program, which will be administered as one program from 1 July 2014. Activities...

Value-adding to honey

$25.00
Dr Joan Dawes , Dr David Dall

This RIRDC project examined three potential attributes of Australian eucalypt honeys: Glycaemic Index, prebiotic properties and therapeutic activity. Australian honey packers and beekeepers coul...

Varroa jacobsoni: A new pest of European honeybees – project summary

$5.00
Dr John Roberts, Dr Denis Anderson, Dr Wee Tek Tay

Varroa jacobsoni is a parasitic mite that has emerged as a serious pest of European honeybees (Apis mellifera) following a recent jump from its natural host, the Asian honeybee...

APITHOR™ small hive beetle harbourage trap safety and residue trials - project summary

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Dr Garry Levot

Small hive beetle (Aethina tumida) continues to impact on the profitability of honey production in Australia by destroying hives and spoiling produce. The APITHOR™ small hive beet...

Honeybee R&D News January/ February 2014

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Michael Hornitzky

RIRDC Honeybee R&D News is the official newsletter of the Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation Honeybee Program.

Focus on Pollination Research and Development

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RIRDC

Nearly two thirds of Australian crops across 35 industries are dependent on honeybee pollination for most of their production – making the humble honeybee critical to the profitability of ...

Pollination Aware –The Real Value of Pollination in Australia fact sheet

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RIRDC

Around 65 per cent of agricultural production in Australia depends on pollination by European honeybees.

In Australia, 35 industries are dependent on honeybee pollination for most of t...

Honeybee R&D News September 2013

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Michael Hornitzky

RIRDC Honeybee R&D News is the official newsletter of the Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation Honeybee Program.

Establishing the disease status of the Asian honeybee in the Cairns region

$25.00
Dr John Roberts, Dr Denis Anderson

This report describes the identification of pests and diseases of the Asian honeybee (Apis cerana) in the Cairns region of Australia and outlines the likely spread of exotic pathogens t...

Use of a Sniffer Dog in the Detection of American Foulbrood in Beehives

$25.00
Sharon C. de Wet

This report describes the training and validation of a sniffer dog for detection of American foulbrood (AFB) in bee hives. AFB is the major endemic brood disease in Australia.

A d...

BeeBox Application User Manual

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Stephan Winter

The objective of this research was to systemise knowledge about floral resource availability from a number of underlying datasets, and present this information to beekeepers through a web map...

Focus on Honeybee Research and Development

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RIRDC

The RIRDC Honeybee R&D Program is primarily funded through a statutory levy on honey sales, matched by the Australian Commonwealth Government. It also receives voluntary contributions fro...

Honeybee R&D News May 2013

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Michael Hornitzky

RIRDC Honeybee R&D News is the official newsletter of the Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation Honeybee Program.

Project summary: Development of a pollen substitute meeting the nutritional needs of honey bees

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Rob Manning, John Black

Beekeepers are at the forefront of observing their bees in the environment and cues that affect them such as dearth periods between nectar flows which readily affects their main income from h...

Bee Friendly: A planting guide for European honeybees and Australian native pollinators

$60.00
Mark Leech

The Australian honeybee industry provides essential benefits to agricultural, horticultural and urban environments through managed and incidental pollination services.

Planting bee...

Honeybee R&D Newsletter – October 2012

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Michael Hornitzky

RIRDC Honeybee R&D News is the official newsletter of the Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation Honeybee Program.

Pollination of Crops in Australia and New Zealand

$35.00
Mark Goodwin

Compared with the other growing practices required to produce a crop, pollination is often the most poorly managed. For many crops this places limitations on production.

This...