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Update and reprint of the book: Beekeeping
Summary This project will produce an uptodate book about honey bees and best management beekeeping practices for succesful beekeeping in Australia.
The project will extensively revise and build on the text of the 1991 edition of the book 'Beekeeping' and its predecessors which were published under the title 'Beekeeping in Victoria'.
A review of literature will be undertaken during the drafting of text to ensure the most current information is included.
Program Honey Bee
Research organisation Department of Environment Land Water and Planning
Objective summary To a produce a publication that will provide relevant, comprehensive and current information for beginner, hobbyist and sideline apiarists.
To assist hobby and sideline apiarists acquire a sound understanding of beekeeping including honey bee biosecurity principles and practice, and by this means provide potential for apiarists to develop into commercial participants of the honey bee and pollination industries.
Project Stage Closed
Project start date Tuesday, July 31, 2012
Project completion date Friday, December 19, 2014
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-Promote extension, communication and capacity building
Principal researcher Russell Goodman
Research manager Dave Alden
Admin contact Monique Smith