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Winter mortality of honey bee (Apis mellifera L.) colonies: reducing the impact of different factors
Poor overwintering leading to the weakining and dying of honey bee colonies is a well known problem in beekeeping. The ectoparasitic mite Varroa destructor has been proved to be the leading cause of large colony losses. ...
Management and animal effects on the behaviour of lactating dairy buffaloes (Bubalus bubalis) and cows (Bos taurus) when entering the milking parlour
Dairy cows entrance order to the milking parlour is quite stable, but less is known the reasons influencing it. Buffaloes are difficult to milk, means to improve their ease of milking are of importance. Studies on the ...
Structural adjustment of Estonian agriculture – the role of institutional changes and socioeconomic factors of farm growth, decline and exit
One of the key issues in the debates and research of structural changes in agriculture has been the livelihood and survival of family farms. Reduced demand for agricultural labour due to the technological progress, rising ...