Artificial intelligence helps to select Varroa tolerance trait

During autumn/summer 2018, the Austrian beekeeping federation Biene Österreich tested two recently developed systems for the automatic assessment of Varroa infestation in beehives using artificial intelligence. Precision and accuracy of the systems were measured and compared with the performance of skilled human operators.

Queen directory online

The queen directory, a service provided by Biene Österreich for Austrian breeders and queen producers, has been online since 26.04.2018

Queen Code – a crown for the queen

With the help of a surprisingly simple technical solution, individual queens will soon be labelled with a unique code.