Project snapshot: Increasing the value of Australian honey as a health food
Honey has a long history of use to treat digestive ailments and research suggests honey acts as a prebiotic food that favourably changes the balance...
Published: 25 May 2021
Author(s): John Roberts, Joel Armstrong
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This final report summary describes the findings of a two-year study into a variety of factors potentially influencing outbreaks of chalkbrood disease in Australian honey bee colonies. This research provides important insights into key influencing factors that can be further investigated and acted upon by industry to reduce the prevalence and severity of chalkbrood disease.