Drone brood production in Danish apiaries and its potential for human consumption

@article{Lecocq2018DroneBP,
  title={Drone brood production in Danish apiaries and its potential for human consumption},
  author={A. Lecocq and K. Foley and A. B. Jensen},
  journal={Journal of Apicultural Research},
  year={2018},
  volume={57},
  pages={331 - 336}
}
Current evidence indicates that the practice of drone brood removal is an effective measure of varroa mite control when combined with chemical treatment as part of an Integrated Pest Management strategy. This has led to a widespread adoption of the method in Denmark and other European countries. Recently, there has been growing interest in the value of insects as a sustainable and highly nutritious food item. To examine the potential use of drone brood as a food source on a commercial scale, we… Expand
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