Krispn Given is a honey bee researcher and bee breeder looking for solutions to reduce the negative impacts of Varroa Destructor. One solution is breeding for increased behavioral resistance.
NEEDED: MORE BEE BREEDERS “What we really need,” stated Krispn, “are more bee breeders who are seriously selecting for heritable traits. We have plenty of queen rearers. Sometimes the best bees are in our backyards — locally adapted bees we can use to select for high levels of certain desirable traits.” One of the great