Honeybee parasite found in Scotland

  • Christopher N. Connolly (Interviewee)

    Activity: Other activity typesPublic engagement and outreach - media article or participation


    A parasite affecting honeybees has been spotted in Scotland for the first time, potentially posing a new threat to our battered bee population. Honeybees The new study, published in Parasitology Research, says the Nosema Ceranae parasite is already widespread in bee colonies throughout mainland Scotland.
    Period15 Feb 2013
    Held atNatural Environment Research Council, United Kingdom