EU Funding Programme

Environmental Monitoring of Pesticide Use through Honeybees

The project should develop a non-invasive environmental monitoring system via The collection of biweekly pollen samples during two beekeeping seasons by beekeepers from several countries in Europe.

The project should develop a protocol, agreed between scientists and field practitioners, and following official methodological recommendations.

The project should identify areas at risk for bee health by putting analytical data in a geospatial context.

During The project analysis of samples, will screen for both authorised and unauthorised pesticide and veterinary products.

The project should give an indication of The plant biodiversity of the landscape linked to The biology of honeybees throughout the year.

The project should perform a verification of The quality of The CORINE database