Research Projects

Projects managed by the Hellenic Institute of Apiculture:

  
12«Characterization
Characterization and conservation of genetic material of Greek honey bee
population – “CHARTA MELISSA”

Co-ordinator
ordinator Fani Hatjina, Hellenic Institute of Apiculture
Apiculture-
Participants:
Duration: 2014-2016
Funding Body: Ministry of Rural Development and Food/ EC; REG 1234/07
11‘Large
Large scale field assessment of impacts of different neonicotinoids on honey
bee queens and drones’
drones


Co-ordinator
ordinator
Fani Hatjina,
Hatjina Hellenic Institute of Apiculture-
Participants: 10 European countries
Duration: 2013-2014
Funding Body: No funding
10‘Monitoring flight activity of honeybees under pesticide and pollution
pressure, using electronic bee counters attached at the entrances of beehives’

Leader: Hatjina F./ Researcher D' , Hellenic Institute of Apiculture
Duration:2009
Duration:2009-2011
Funding Body:General Secretariat for Research and Technology, Greece
Greece-France
Bilateral collaboration
9‘Effects of genetically modified plants (GMOs), nicotinoids and air pollution
on honey bees’


Leader: Hatjina F./ Researcher C' , Hellenic Institute of Apiculture
Duration: 2008-2010
2008
Funding Body: EC (50%) & Hellenic Ministry of Rural Development & Food (50%),
Dir.797/07 of EC
8‘Identification of honey bee queens-
queens quality control’


Leader: Hatjina F./ Researcher C' , Hellenic Institute of Apiculture
Duration: 2005-2007
Funding Body: EC (50%) & Hellenic Ministry of Rural Development & Food (50%),
Dir.797/04 of EC
7‘Use of Oxalic acid against Varroa’

Leader: Hatjina F./ Researcher C' , Hellenic Institute of Apiculture
Duration: 2005-2007
Funding Body: EC (50%) & Hellenic Ministry of Rural Development & Food (50%),
Dir.797/04 of EC
6‘Strategic plan to control Varroa’

Leader: Hatjina F./ Researcher D' , Hellenic Institute of Apiculture
Duration: 2004-2005
Funding Body: EC & Hellenic Ministry of Rural Development & Food

5'Bio-diversity of bee pollinators'

Leader: Hatjina F./ Researcher D' , Hellenic Institute of Apiculture
Invited Scientist: Paxton RJ (Dr.), Belfast
Duration: 2004-2005
Funding Body:General Secretariat for Research and Technology (90%);
Charantonis D.: Biological Control (SMEs) (10%)
4'Bio-ecological study of honeydew producing insects on fir trees'

Leader: Gounari S./ Researcher D' , Hellenic Institute of Apiculture
Duration:
2002-2003
Funding Body: Hellenic Ministry of Agriculture, Dir.1221/97 of EC
3'Study of bee flora of Peloponnese'
Leader: Tsellios D./ Director- Researcher B' , Hellenic Institute of Apiculture
Duration:
2002-2003
Funding Body: Hellenic Ministry of Agriculture, Dir.1221/97 of EC
2'Study on the genetic structure of honey bee populations in Greece'
Leader: Tsellios D./ Director- Researcher B' , Hellenic Institute of Apiculture
Duration:2001-2002
Funding Body: General Secretariat for Research and Technology, Greece-France
Bilateral collaboration
7'Study of the parameters affecting honeydew secretions on pine and fir trees'

Leader: Tsellios D./ Director- Researcher B' , Hellenic Institute of Apiculture
Duration:
2000-2002
Funding Body: Hellenic Ministry of Agriculture, Dir.1221/97 of EC

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Projects in which Hellenic Institute of Apiculture is/ was one of the
partners:

   
6Title:‘Honey bee genotypes and the environment- A pan European collaboration’
Leader:Marina Meixner- Cecilia Costa –COLOSS- RNSBB group
Participants:16 European countries
Duration:2009-2012
Funding Body:No research funding/ Cost Action FA0803
5Title:'Assessment of the toxicity of agrochemicals on the honeybee using a
combination of electrophysiological and histological methods exclusively
adapted on the heart and the intestine of two races, Apis mellifera carnica, the
Slovenian honey bee, and Apis mellifera macedonica, the Greek honey bee'
Leader:Theophilidis G./ Prof. of Animal Physiology, Aristotle Univ. of Thessaloniki
Participants:Hatjina F.
Duration:2002-2004
Funding Body:General Secretariat for Research and Technology, Greece-Slovenia Bilateral
collaboration
4Title:'TWIG' -'Forest Utilisation Research of Pinus halepensis'
Leader:Papagiannopoulos A./ Researcher A', Forest Research Institute (NAGREF)
Participants:Tsellios D., Kostarelou-Damianidou M., Hatjina F.
Duration:2000-2002
Funding Body:Greek Government (25%); EC(75%): RECITE/ERDF 98.15.29.004BF
3Title:'Alternative Varroa control'
Leader:Liakos V./ Prof. of Bee Pathology, Aristotle Univ. of Thessaloniki
Duration:2000-2003
Funding Body:Hellenic Ministry of Agriculture, Dir.1221/97 of EC
2Title:'The use of ultrasonic waves for liquefying crystallized honey'
Leader:Thrasyvoulou A./ Prof. of Apiculture, Aristotle Univ. of Thessaloniki
Duration:2000-2003
Funding Body:Hellenic Ministry of Agriculture, Dir.1221/97 of EC
1Title:'Collaboration between honey analysis laboratories for the study of physical and
chemical characteristics of honey'
Leader:Thrasyvoulou A./ Prof. of Apiculture, Aristotle Univ. of Thessaloniki
Duration:2000-2002
Funding Body:Hellenic Ministry of Agriculture, Dir.1221/97 of EC