Project Nutrition and Honey Bee Health

Institute Participants

Gina Retschnig (PI), Peter Neumann, Andrew Brown, Victor Rodriguez, Judith Pfister, Johannes Rich, Alice Flubacher


Prof., Dr. Vincent Perreten (Institute of Veterinary Bacteriology, Vetsuisse Faculty, University of Bern, Switzerland,,

Prof. Dr. Karl Crailsheim (Institute of Biology, University of Graz, Austria,


This project (2018-2021), financed by the Ricola Foundation Nature and Culture (, addresses the role of neglected aspects of honey bee nutrition for individual and colony wellbeing.