RNAi Offers a New Option for Tackling the Number 1 Threat to Honey Bees - Technology Network

"The varroa mite is the number 1 threat to honey bees and the beekeeping industry around the world.  These parasites infest just about every honey bee colony in the world, except for those in Australia.  Originally a pest of the Asian honey bee, Apis cerana, these mites made the jump to a novel host, Apis mellifera, ...."

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The Association's apiary in North Shropshire

The Association maintains an apiary at an organic farm in North Shropshire.

We hold regular meetings at the apiary during the summer, where members new and old can gain experience in handling bees.

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