Characterization of Apis mellifera honey from different botanical...

Seven bee honey types identified botanically in terms of their floral origin (Clover, Cedrus, Citrus, Banana, Cotton, Brazilian pepper, and Sun flower), and their geographical regions during 2016 – 2017 have been characterized in comparison with artificial honey. Characterization of honeys was based on their physicochemical properties, antimicrobial activity, heavy metal contents and multi-pesticides residues…

PhD position on wild bee-pesticide-parasite interactions

A PhD student is sought for a project on wild bee – pesticide – parasite interactions within the lab of Robert Paxton at the University of Halle, Germany. The goals of the research are to understand interactions between pesticides and parasites and their joint impact on bees, using a range of bee species. The doctoral…