Mid-Atlantic Apiculture Research and Extension Consortium
The Mid-Atlantic Apiculture Research and Extension Consortium (MAAREC), established in 1997, is a regional group focused on addressing the pest management crisis facing the beekeeping industry in the Mid-Atlantic region of the United States. A task force has been established with representation from the departments of agriculture, state beekeeping organizations, and land-grant universities from each of the following states: New Jersey, Maryland, Delaware, Pennsylvania and West Virginia.
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MAAREC has been researching alternatives to chemical controls and promotion of less reliance on chemical pesticides for mite control. MAAREC's Colony Collapse Disorder Working Group is investigating colony collapse disorder.
- "Mid-Atlantic Apiculture Research and Extension Consortium".
- "MAAREC About Us".
- "Colony Collapse Disorder (CCD) Working Group - Summary of purpose and responsibility" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on February 16, 2008.
- Beekeeping Basics: MAAREC, (Google Books), By Clarence H. Collison, Maryann Frazier, Dewey Maurice Caron, Ann Harmon, and Dennis Van Englesdorp
- Honey Bees: Estimating the Environmental Impact of Chemicals, (Google Books, ISBN 0-415-27518-0), By James Devillers, Minh-Hà Pham-Delègue
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