Robert Owen

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InstitutionPhD student at the University of Melbourne, Australia. Researching:

1. the likely effect of varroa on the beekeeping industry in Australia
2. modelling the flow of varroa resistant genes through the Australian honey bee population if varroa resistant queens were to be imported into Australia.
 
Postal address79 Zig Zag Rd
Eltham
Vic
3095
Australia
 
Office phone+61403776388
Mobile phone+61403776388
E-mailroberto1@student.unimelb.edu.au
Alternative e-mailrobert@owen.org.au
 
 
 
Research interestsEconomics of honey bee health
 modelling the impact of varroa on Australian beekeepers
 genetics of varroa resistance in honeybees
 
PublicationsThe Australian Beekeeping Manual, published by Exisle Publishing, October 2015.