Nicola Paul

Nicola Paul

Jun 27, 2019

Group 6 Copy 132
-1
    Please wait...

    About This Project

    The recent ban of neonicotinoids across Europe due to their impacts on the bee population has raised concern that other common garden products have similar impacts. We set out to investigate how glyphosates – herbicides, give rise to complications in bee health and their overall population numbers.

    We hypothesise that bees exposed to glyphosates will experience increased vulnerability to parasitic infections, along with negative changes in foraging behaviour and foraging ability.

    Blast off!

    Browse Other Projects on Experiment

    Related Projects

    Can cockroaches help us cure tularemia?

    Tularemia is a deadly disease caused by the bacterium Francisella tularensis (Ft). This bacterium is also a...

    Engage Kayamandi Youth in Cape Citizen Science with Vision Afrika

    Cape Citizen Science is a project that engages the public in research about plant disease in South Africa. Youth...

    Backer Badge Funded