Sustainable Management of Resilient Bee Populations


Project SmartBees has started

In the 6 million Euro, EU-sponsored “SmartBees” project, geneticists, molecular biologists, parasitologists, virologists, immunologists, communication specialists, mathematicians, and bee specialists from eleven countries are cooperating to address the problem of losses of European honeybee colonies caused by the varroa mite and the problem of losses of bee race diversity across Europe. This is the largest project ever funded in this area by the European Commission.
Read the press release in English, German and Romanian.