Honeybee

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

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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.

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

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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

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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

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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

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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...

Research in Progress 2011-2012 – Honeybee and Pollination

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RIRDC

Honeybee and Pollination RIRDC Completed Projects 2011–12 and Research in Progress at June 2012 contains short summaries of projects funded by the Program.

The Program ...

In-hive Fungal Biocontrol of Small Hive Beetle

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Diana Leemon

The small hive beetle (SHB) is a native scavenger of bee hives in South Africa where it is regarded as a minor pest.  It was discovered in Australia in 2002. Since this time SHB populati...

Honeybee R&D News Number 14

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Des Cannon

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

Finding and Reporting Varroa Poster

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The RIRDC/ HAL Pollination Program

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The Varroa mite is expected to decimate bee populations when it reaches our shores – something experts say ...

Honeybee RD&E Plan 2012 to 2017

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RIRDC

The vision of the RIRDC Honeybee Program is for a productive, sustainable and more profitable Australian beekeeping industry. This 2012-2017 research, development and extension (RD&E) Pla...

Preparing for Varroa – Preparing for Varroa – How susceptible are Australian honey bee stocks? Project summary

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Ben Oldroyd

One of the greatest threats to Australian honeybees is the exotic mite Varroa destructor. The mite infests the brood cells of bees, weakening the pupae and making it susceptible to v...