Episode 113: The buzz around bee health

One third of the world’s food production relies on bee pollination. There is global concern that agricultural sprays may be negatively affecting bee health and foraging behavior. 

Kelsey Picard and Niamh Chapman interview PhD student Meng Yong Lim from the Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture, and learn about how the bees gut microbiome may be affecting their foraging behaviour and overall health. 

Show theme music: Kevin MacLeod

Host: Niamh Chapman (@nchapmanTAS) & Kelsey Picard (@KelseyOnScience)
Production: Meredith Castles (@meredithcastles), Olly Dove (@littledove440) & Sarah Lyden
Media & Promotion: Sophie Calabretto (@sophluidynamics), Hannah McCleary (@mccleary_hannah) & Kate Johnson (@KatePlantPhys)

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