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Bees inconvenience passengers at Norwegian train station

A large swarm of bees Thursday caused problems for train passengers in south-eastern Norway, reports said. Station manager Terje Andersen at the train station in Fredrikstad told broadcaster NRK that “the bees began to swarm around us” early in the … Continue reading

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Honeybee Researcher to Unravel Properties Governing Lifespan with Support from Norway

Gro Amdam, associate professor in the School of Life Sciences at Arizona State University, has been awarded two grants totaling the U.S. equivalent of about $1.4 million from the Norwegian Research Council to investigate biochemical factors and social life history … Continue reading

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Fireblight in Bergen (Norway)

Big efforts are made to avoid fireblight in fruit growing areas in Norway. Hardanger, where most of the apples are grown in Norway, has avoided it so far. Read more (in Norwegian)

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Beekeeping could become an important business in northern Norway

According to scientists, beekeeping could become an important agricultural business in northern Norway. Read more (norwegian text)

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Can beekeeping become important in northern parts of Norway?

Yes, it can, says scientists Lise Hatten and Jørn Høberg at the science institution Bioforsk Nord Tjøtta Read more (norwegian text)

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Norway: Unrealistic to get rid of “pærebrann”

Scientist Lars Sekse thinks it is unrealistic to think it is possible to get rid of “pærebrann” Read more (norwegian)

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Norway: New finding of AFB

There have been found AFB in 12 hives in Østfold. Read more (norwegian)

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