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Development of honeybee products from a biodiversity hotspot

The endemic flora of Western Australia represents a biodiversity hot spot and provides the opportunity for beekeepers to create unique honey products with different health attributes. This investment will characterise the chemistry composition of honeys from WA flora including assessment of antimicrobial properties. The data will inform the potential to develop value-added products based on the unique composition of WA honey.

Project date

30 Sep 2016-30 Dec 2027
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Principal investigator

Kate Hammer

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Multiple industries
Alternative protein Aquaculture Cereal grains Cross industry Essential oils Fruits Game Honey bees Nuts Other rural industries Pasture, fodder & feed Poultry Pulse grains

AgriFutures Australia

AgriFutures Australia proudly focuses on building a rich future for Australian agriculture. We live and work in the regions and …

Multiple industries
Alternative protein Aquaculture Cereal grains Cross industry Essential oils Fruits Game Honey bees Nuts Other rural industries Pasture, fodder & feed Poultry Pulse grains
  • Location

    Australia

  • Organisation type

    Research funding body

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