Bee IPM Project
Honey bees not only provide us with a source of natural sweetness in the form of honey but they also play a crucial role as pollinators for the agricultural industry. Worryingly, for the past few years North American beekeepers have lost approximately one third of their bees every year – roughly three times the historical average. This project: ‘Bee IPM’ aims to reverse this trend on colony loses by developing new integrated past management (IPM) tools and recommendations for the honey bee industry.
A collaboration mainly between University of British Columbia, BC queen breeders, AAFC at Beaverlodge and University of Manitoba.