Two separate research reports recently released in the US have pointed to a number of causes for the serious decline in bee numbers that is threatening US agriculture and food supplies globally. Some of...

Peak horticulture organisation Growcom today welcomed news that the federal government has told a Senate enquiry it has decided to rethink its decision not to fight the invasion of the destructive Asian...

Honeybees can learn to avoid nectar containing natural plant toxins, but will eat it when there is no alternative, scientists at the UK’s Newcastle University have found. This means that in areas...

The sudden death of bee colonies since late 2006 across North America has stumped scientists for four years. But today, researchers at Texas Tech may have a greater understanding of the mysterious colony...

A report released yesterday by the RIRDC highlights the vulnerability of Australia’s European honeybee population, and the corresponding risk to 65% of the nation’s crops, which rely on these...