To improve the productivity and profitability of the Australian beekeeping


  • Project code: PRJ-000840

  • Project stage: Closed

  • Project start date: Tuesday, April 10, 2007

  • Project completion date: Wednesday, February 13, 2008

  • National Priority: HBE-Improve understanding of pollination strategies that impact crop yields and improve hive health


Honey Bee

Research Organisation


Objective Summary

The project will improve the profitability of the honeybee industry by increasing the opportunity and value within pollination services and by reducing the production risk associated with honeybee production and the incursion of varroa mite. The submiss ion to the House of Representatives Agriculture Fisheries and Forestry Committee will allow the industry to outline the opportunities and threats the industry faces in the future and gain support for additional funding on important projects.