The current state of research on bee biology
The honeybee is considered to be one of the most important animal for human nutrition. This is due not so much for the production of honey but for pollination. This and the problem bees and beekeepers face globally has resulted in an increasing number of scientific publications worldwide. Within the last decade more than 10,000 such papers have been published. Much needed research, given the interaction of various stressors of honeybees is extremely complex.
Our main activities cover the following fields which are of particular importance for beekeeping practice: