Center Services

• To analyze bee products produced in Cyprus and/or exported from abroad, in terms of their physical, chemical, and microbiological properties, performing quality control.
- Content analysis of honey (pH, Moisture, Free acidity, HMF, Diastase amount, Proline content, Sugar determination etc.)
- The pollen and structure analysis of honey (Determination of honey type and its evaluation in terms of fake honey)
- Analysis of Propolis (Chemical content and/or the detection of harmful chemicals)
- Analysis of royal jelly (protein and carbohydrate content)
- Analysis of other bee products (Bee venom, beeswax, bee bread, etc.)

• To provide technical support in transforming raw bee products into commercial products (Preparation of raw propolis, royal jelly, and bee venom, ready for commercial sale)

• Determination of honeybee race (Morphological and molecular)

• Diagnosis and treatment of honeybee diseases
- American foulbrood (AFB) and European foulbrood (EFB) diagnostic analysis and treatment methods
- Detection of the Nosema parasite (N. ceranae and N. apis) and treatment method in accordance to specie
- Detection of bee mite (Varroa destructor) and the seasonal treatment methods
- Diagnostic analysis and treatment methods of honeybee viruses
- Diagnostic analysis of other diseases

• Species analysis of bumblebees and other bee species, which is important for greenhouse cultivation (for the selection of bee species important for pollination)

• In terms of diseases and beekeeping practices in apiaries, providing technical support to beekeepers for examinations and the determinations made

• Preparation of the official reports in English/Turkish, for all analysis and technical support provided