Fact sheet: Plan Bee survey results - Australian queen bee production
Plan Bee, Australia’s national honey bee genetic improvement program, surveyed queen production for the 2020–21 season in order to report on the state of queen...
Published: 29 Aug 2023
Author(s): Assoc Prof Jane Heller, Dr Tabita Tan, Ms Lynne Hayes
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