Valters Brusbardis

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InstitutionLatvian Beekeepers Association
Postal addressRigas 22
Office phone+371 28879891
Job /  professional statusExtension Specialist,Researcher
Preferred COLOSS theme(s)   Diversity & Conservation
COLOSS Project(s)   Monitoring
Research interestsOrganic Varroa treatments
 Queen rearing
 Artificial insemination of honey bee queens
PublicationsStalidzans, E; Zacepins, A; et al (2017) Dynamics of weight change and temperature of Apis mellifera (Hymenoptera: Apidae) colonies in a wintering building with controlled temperature. Journal of Economic Entomology,

Brodschneider, R; Gray, A; et al (2016) Preliminary analysis of loss rates of honey bee colonies during winter 2015/16 from the COLOSS survey. Journal of Apicultural Research 55 (5):375-378,

Zacepins, A; Brusbardis, V; Meitalovs, J; Stalidzans, E (2015) Challenges in the development of Precision Beekeeping. Biosystems Engineering 130: 60-71,

Van der Zee, R; Brodschneider, R; et al (2014) Results of international standardised beekeeper surveys of colony losses for winter 2012–2013: analysis of winter loss rates and mixed effects modelling of risk factors for winter loss. Journal of Apicultural Research 53(1): 19-34,