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SEMINAR – Dr Katja Hogendoorn speaks at The Waite Research Institute

Environment Institute member, Dr Katja Hogendoorn will present ‘Pollination in protected cropping’ at the next Waite Research Institute Seminar. Join us for exciting seminar. Dr Hogendoorn is a member of the Environment Institute. Date: Thursday 10th June 2021 Time: 12:00pm Location: Charles Hawker Building, Waite Road, Urrbrae Bookings: Eventbrite Abstract: Horticultural crops are increasingly grown in […]

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Disappointing season for beekeepers in South Australia

La Niña’s cool, but dry weather conditions provided less pollen and nectar for bees. University of Adelaide and Environment Institute member, researcher Dr Katja Hogendoorn said dry periods were having a “major impact” on feed availability for native and honey bees. “The very hot summers and heatwaves during spring cause the flowers to dissipate very […]

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Scientists fight to save a glittering green bee after the Kangaroo Island summer fires

Native bees severely impacted by Kangaroo Island bushfires this year are being built new homes in a collaborative project involving the local community and scientists from the University of Adelaide and SA Museum. The green carpenter bee (Xylocopa aerata) has been extinct on mainland South Australia for more than a century – and scientists worry that […]

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A PechaKucha Night of Science

A PechaKucha Night of Science is coming to the South Australian Museum! For the uninitiated, PechaKucha is a presentation style in which presenters showcase their ideas through 20 slides, shown for 20 seconds each. Its a fun and fast-paced approach to presentations. The PechaKucha Night of Science is in celebration of National Biodiversity Month and will feature […]

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