Honeybee Breeding for Tracheal Mite Resistance in the Northeastern United States

Project Overview

Project Type: Research and Education
Funds awarded in 1990: $40,000.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/1992
Matching Non-Federal Funds: $48,495.00
Region: Northeast
State: Pennsylvania
Project Leader:
Bruce A. McPheron
Penn State University


  • Animals: bees


  • Animal Production: honeybee breeding
  • Crop Production: beekeeping
  • Pest Management: genetic resistance
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