What are the current management practices implemented by beekeepers and what are the corresponding recordedmortality rates?
Are certain beekeeping management practices more correlated with bee mortality than other?
How to develop a reporting system (scores) to systematically record the beekeeping management practices?
Can we design an online check list system for recording beekeeping practices (Bee Best Check), evaluate them automatically and suggest aspects for improvement tailored to each beekeeper (self-assessment system accountingthe specific situation of each beekeeper)?
What are the determinants that induce the beekeeper choice for a management method over another? (Sociological analysis)
For a selection of beekeepers, can we demonstrate that changed beekeeping practices may influence the overall score and consequently the bee mortality?
What recommendations can be deduced for good beekeeping practices to reduce the bee mortality in Belgium?