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Lecture: Chronic bee paralysis: An emerging disease of honey bees by Prof Giles Budge Essex Beekeepers

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About this event Chronic bee paralysis is a serious disease of the honey bee that can manifest as symptoms in individual adult honey bees as well as whole colonies. Giles Budge will provide the historical context of chronic bee paralysis, introduce the causative virus and explain the symptoms before describing recent research that highlights the […]

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Lecture – Voluntary Conservation Areas in Ireland

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East Waterford Beekeepers association will be hosting an online talk at 7.00pm on Wednesday 10 November on Voluntary Conservation Areas in Ireland for the Native Irish Honey Bee given by Aoife Nic Giolla Coda. Aoife is a co-founder and current chairperson of the Native Irish Honey Bee society https://nihbs.org/ East Waterford Beekeepers Association at their […]

Lecture: Understanding Varroa resistant honey bees with Professor Stephen Martin

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Understand the evolution of natural Varroa-tolerance mechanisms in various beekeeping populations. About this event Since the arrival of the Varroa mite from Asia, millions of honey bee colonies have died. For decades, beekeepers have continued to control Varroa populations by the use of chemicals and other invasive methods. However, throughout Africa and most of South […]

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