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The role of Varroa jacobsoni in the epidemiology of honey bee pathogens - HH0803SHB

Objective
i) To investigate the incidence, persistence and spread of pathogens in honey bee and mite populations.
ii) To test the ability of V. jacobsoni to act as a vector of the pathogen under investigation.
ii) To determine whether the relationship between the mite and pathogens is density dependent.
Time-Scale and Cost
From: 1993

To: 1996

Cost: £77,601
Contractor / Funded Organisations
Rothamsted Research (BBSRC)
Keywords
Bee Health              
Farming              
Horticulture              
Pest Control              
Varroosis (Varroa)              
Fields of Study
Plant Health