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 Bee Research Center

2000 East Allen Road,         Phone:  520-647-9107
Tucson, AZ  85719                    Fax:  520-670-6493   


  Mission Objectives:

1)  Improve bee nutrition for healthier colonies, especially those

     used for commercial pollination.


2)  Develop novel control strategies for Varroa using essential

     oils, pheromones and nutrition.       


3)  Develop tools to better manage European Honey Bees in

     Africanized habitats.


4)  Evaluate problems in the pollination of agricultural crops.