Research Priorities for the MBA

As Prioritised by MBA 2018 (top priority to lesser priority)

  1. AFB research on non-antibiotic control measures ( as we may have trouble with access to tetracycline
  2. Acaracide efficacy research; both new and previously researched material
  3. Acaracide resistant mite testing procedures
  4. Bee Nutrition
  5. Wintering nucleus research – establishing fall nucs
  6. Queen breeding research for longevity and fertility
  7. Skunk control research
  8. Nosema ceranae research on materials and methods to reduce spore loading

other research priorities: Hygienic behaviour, Swarm control