HOBOS HOneyBee Online Studies



HOBOS allows beekeepers to:

1. Study environmental impacts on the fitness of the HOBOS bees. 

2. Use the HOBOS bees as a reference in order to continuously obtain information for their own bee colonies (flight activity, brood activity etc.), which would not be available otherwise.

3. Follow the interactions between vegetation and honeybees.

Latest News:


Column of Juergen Tautz: Bees as pest controllers

Wherever bees fly, caterpillars are severely disturbed, eating up to 70 percent less leaf mass in those areas.


Column of Juergen Tautz: Observation hives – Windows into life inside a bee colony

The large majority of our honeybees’ lives takes place in secret. Bustling air traffic can be observed throughout the day at the...

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