17 Apr Professor Francis Ratnieks honey bee analysis at the University of Sussex
British honey bee colonies are underneath threat from pests, health conditions and decline of flowers thanks to land-use alterations. Honey bees are the principal pollinator of flowering crops in the British isles and are a key variable in the manufacturing of foods crops, contributing £200 million a calendar year to the British isles financial state.
Francis Ratnieks, the UK’s only Professor of Apiculture, and his crew at the University of Sussex will have out floor-breaking analysis into honey bee wellbeing and properly-staying, breeding hygienic honey bees to multiply the hygienic inventory. The University of Sussex is now the foremost British isles centre for analysis on the honey bee and other social insects. Find out much more at www.sussex.ac.uk/analysis/research2009