Scientist or not a scientist

Science is a method of how to investigate the world. The scientists work according to scientific rules. Those who work according to those rules are…

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Resistant bees in Wales

In north Wales, there is a group of beekeepers that do not treat honey bee colonies against the Varroa mite. They havn’t done it in…

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Treatment free focus in Germany

 Besides detecting mites in brood and clean them from there, grooming mites from each other and bite them is also an important trait for bees…

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A good report on Elgon bees

I have just returned home from the annual meeting of our local bee association. Susanna Kivling spoke about the Beescanning project, beescanning.com  We were also…

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Varroa resistant bees in Norway

It is positive that the research community is becoming increasingly focused on varro-resistant honeybees. The latest report comes from a doctoral student, Melissa Oddie. She…

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Bashing temper of a daughter of a breeder

 The feeders I use. The gate has the angled plastic cover inserted when feeding to protect the bees from entering the whole area of the…

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Measure the Varroa level spring and late summer, maybe more

The summer has been filled with work despite bad weather. However, the queen breeding has worked well. But despite the cooperation with Radim, it has…

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Which bees are the best?

Bees can develop rapidly in spring, or slowly, or in between. Carnica bees (Carniolans) are usually known to develop rapidly in spring, while black bees…

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Varroa project 2014 –>

Click on the pictures to get better quality and readability This test is accomplished and funded by LP:s biodling bee equipement supplier, Arne Andersson sideline…

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1500 Varroa Treatment Free

  South Dakota is Buffalo and Indian land in the northern part of the Midwest. I talked to Chris Baldwin some time ago. He is a…

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