"Microsporidia in bumble bee rearing - significance and control"

J.J.M. van der Steen, I. Fries

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    Abstract

    The project "Biodiversity, impact and control of microsporidia in bumble bee (bombus spp.) pollinators" (acronim "Pollinator parasites") within Key Action 5 of the Fifth framework R&D Programme Quality of LIfe and Management of Living Resources was initiated January 1, 2003 and terminates December 31, 2005. The project is financed by the European Commission (QLK5-2001-00741) The main objective of the project is to investigate prevalence and diversity of intracellular parasites (Microsporidia) in European Bombus spp., to investigate consequences of such infections and how they can be controlled in bumble bee rearing
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publication"Pollinator parasites". "Biodiversity, impact and control of microsporidia in bumble bee (bombus spp.) pollinators". EU Cordis (QLK5-2001-00741) Technical report on Nosema bombi
    Place of PublicationSweden
    PublisherDepartment of Entomology, Sveriges Lantbruks Universite
    Pages7-24
    Publication statusPublished - 2005
    EventProfessional meeting of bumble bee breeders, Wageningen, The Netherlands, 2 December 2005 -
    Duration: 2 Dec 20052 Dec 2005

    Conference

    ConferenceProfessional meeting of bumble bee breeders, Wageningen, The Netherlands, 2 December 2005
    Period2/12/052/12/05

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