Wild Honeybee Study
Wild Honeybee Study

Wild Honeybee Study

After showing clearly that Apis mellifera mellifera is alive and well across Ireland in free-living form we are now sampling and monitoring 'wild' colonies right across the country and planning research into their habitat, resource use, disease status and genetics.

Country

Ireland

Region

Website

Start Date

Jan 2016

Project Owner

National University of Ireland Galway

Naturally Occupied Nests

200

Created  Hives

0

Ecosystem

Mixed

Project Type

Currently monitoring >200 colonies and doing a genomics project to investigate adaptation and introgression


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