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Welcome to Aasatek website.

Currently we are constructing our site. First we upload information and instructions on use of the "BeeTreat" inoculum dispenser, and copies of some recent presentations on bee-vectored precision biocontrol of the grey mold fungus on strawberries and raspberries.

"When I started growing strawberries 20 years ago, yield levels were typically about 5000 kg/ha. After I started to keep bees ten years ago, the yields rose up to about 6000-9000 kg/ha. During the past four years, the yields never have been below 10 000 kg/ha”

Berry grower Jouko Mönkkönen, who has used the bee-vectored biocontrol for four years now.


Instructions for use of the BeeTreat dispenser.

Successful use of honeybees for grey mould biocontrol on strawberries and raspberries in Finland.

Bees for Berries: Opportunities and Problems.

Drawings of the dispenser (1).

Drawings of the dispenser (2).

 

For further information please inquire at Info(at)Aasatek.fi

 



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Honeybees visit diligently strawberry flowers.
Photo: Heikki Hokkanen

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BeeTreat dispenser at hive exit/entrance.
Photo: Heikki Hokkanen

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Row of dispensers at field edge.
Photo: Heikki Hokkanen

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Honeybees collect pollen from strawberry flowers.
Photo: Heikki Hokkanen