PhD position agro-ecology / pollinator conservation @ Agroscope...

PhD position agro-ecology / pollinator conservation Project description Wild bees and other pollinating insects are key components of biodiversity and provide vital pollination services to crops and wild plants. However, they face multiple pressures including habitat loss, land use intensification or climate change. In two European Horizon 2020 projects, Agroscope aims, in collaboration with European…

PhD position in pollinator conservation @ Agroscope –...

PhD position in pollinator conservation (genetic diversity / ecology) Project description Wild bees and other pollinating insects are key components of biodiversity and provide vital pollination services to crops and wild plants. However, they face multiple threats including habitat loss, land use intensification or climate change. The European Horizon 2020 project SAFEGUARD (www.safeguard.biozentrum.uni-wuerzburg.de) aims to…

PhD position in honeybee ecology

Background: Honeybees are fascinating social insects, provide pollination services for major crops and many wild plant species, and beekeeping allows the harvest of honey and other valuable products. Land use intensification, climate change, limited availability of floral food resources, and new pests and parasites have change environmental conditions for honeybees and are linked to periodically…