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Drone honey bees - semen production
Program Honey Bee
Research organisation New South Wales Department of Industry and Investment for and on behalf of the State of NSW - Inactive
Objective summary To provide data on the effects of drone age season (time of year) and differences between unrelated drone breeding lines on the production and quality of drone semen. To determine if semen quantity and sperm numbers are selectable traits.
Project Stage Closed
Project start date Monday, July 01, 2002
Project completion date Friday, May 16, 2008
Journal articles from project Not Available
National priority Frontier technologies for building and transforming Australian industries
Rural priority Adoption of R&D
RIRDC goal HBE-Increase productivity and profitability of beekeepers
Principal researcher John Rhodes
Research manager Dave Alden
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