Jenny Shanks, Bee Pest Surveillance Coordinator and Daniela Carnovale, Project Officer |
Plant Health Australia
E ach year brings a concern that an incursion of Varroa Mite in our honey bee colonies may disrupt the pollination season and jeopardise the almond crop. In order to prevent this the almond industry invests in two national biosecurity programs coordinated by Plant Health Australia (PHA) which work to protect honey bees from pests and diseases, safeguarding essential pollination services bees provide to almond crops.
Bee biosecurity is vital to protect honey bees from pests and diseases.