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Feasibility study into in-hive fungal bio-control of small hive beetle
Program Honey Bee
Research organisation OLD ABN-The State Of Queensland Acting Through The Department of Employment, Economic Development and Innovation
Objective summary To carry out a feasibility study into the fungal biocontrol of Small Hive Beetle (SHD) using endemic isolates of the fungi Metarhizium anisopliae and Beauveria bassiana
Project Stage Closed
Project start date Sunday, July 01, 2007
Project completion date Wednesday, September 24, 2008
Journal articles from project Not Available
National priority Safeguarding Australia
Rural priority Biosecurity
RIRDC goal HBE-Reduce the incidence and impact of pests and diseases on the beekeeping and pollination services industries
Principal researcher Diana Leemon
Research manager Dave Alden
Admin contact Paul Hickey