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Improving Biosecurity Resources and Better Understanding Bee Health in Australia

Biosecurity planning provides a mechanism for the Australian honeybee industry, government and other relevant stakeholders to assess current biosecurity practices and future biosecurity needs. Planning identifies procedures that can be put in place to reduce the chance of pests reaching our borders or minimise the impact if a pest incursion occurs. This project is based on improving biosecurity resources for the honey bee industry in relation to the Biosecurity Code of Practice (CoP) and National Bee Biosecurity Program, as well as better understanding bee health in Australia.

Project date

15 Apr 2016-30 Jul 2019
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Principal investigator

Rodney Turner

Research organisations

Project funded by

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 …
  • Location

    Australia

  • Organisation type

    Research funding body

Focus areas

Industries

Sustainabilities

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