Port of Townsville installs AI technology to monitor for Varroa mite

Sally Gall
May 26 2023 - 4:00am
Hives being installed as part of the Purple Hive Project. Picture supplied
Hives being installed as part of the Purple Hive Project. Picture supplied

IN a first for Queensland, the Port of Townsville has installed innovative artificial intelligence technology to monitor for the bee pest Varroa destructor.

Sally Gall

Sally Gall

Senior journalist - Queensland Country Life/North Queensland Register

Based at Blackall, CW Qld, where I've raised a family, run Merino sheep and beef cattle, and helped develop a region - its history, tourism, education and communications. Get in touch at 0427 575 955 if you've got a story idea for me.

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