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Growers and beekeepers working together – protecting crops and their pollinators
Summary Hold a 1day symposium for a widerange of stakeholders to hear about issues relating to bee health from Australian and international experts, including the release of the APVMA review into Neonicotinoid use in Australia.

THE REPORT OF THE SYMPOSIUM IS AVAILABLE ON THE PLANT HEALTH AUSTRALIA WEBSITE: http://www.planthealthaustralia.com.au/aboutus/events/neonicotinoidsandotherinsecticides/
Program Honey Bee
Research organisation Plant Health Australia Limited
Objective summary To allow the broad issues surrounding honey bees in pollinator landscapes, implementing pollination best practice management, research and stewardship of Neonicotinoids and regulations of Neonicotinoids as well as overseas experiences to be outlined and discussed, and to provide a forum at which APVMA can release their review into Neonicotinoid use in Australia.
Project Stage Closed
Project start date Saturday, June 01, 2013
Project completion date Sunday, June 01, 2014
Journal articles from project Not Available
National priority An environmentally sustainable Australia
Rural priority Advanced Technology
RIRDC goal HBE-Promote extension, communication and capacity building
Principal researcher Sam Malfroy
Research manager Dave Alden
Admin contact Rodney Turner