COLOSS Press Release: Losses of honey bee colonies over the 2012/13 winter - Preliminary results from an international study

The honey bee research network COLOSS1 has today announced the preliminary results of an international study to investigate winter colony losses. Data were collected from 19 countries from Europe, Israel and Algeria. In total, more than 15,000 beekeepers provided overwintering mortality and other data of their colonies. Collectively, they managed more than 280,000 colonies.

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COLOSS Press Release July 2013 (PDF)

COLOSS Losses 2013 (PDF)

COLOSS Regional Losses 2013 (PDF)