Tag Archives: bee health

New research on natural selection and honey bee health

An interesting paper by heavyweight apiology researchers Professor Peter Neumann and Dr Tjeerd Blacquière is being published in the mainstream, peer reviewed research journal Evolutionary Applications. The paper recommends major changes to beekeeping practises in order to address various health … Continue reading

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Talk by Dr Giles Budge of the National Bee Unit

On Tuesday 11th Feb 2014, Oxford’s  Cafe Scientifique held a talk on honeybee health by Dr Giles Budge, Research Coordinator of the National Bee Unit (NBU). I found out about it only on the afternoon of the same day and … Continue reading

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Interesting tidbits

I have finally managed to digest the 53 page document at the core of DEFRA’s public consultation on improving honey bee health. It’s a mass of cross-references, repeated / scattered data and stop-start-in-another-place themes – almost as if they didn’t … Continue reading

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