OECD 75 is the guidance document directly related to cage, tunnel and semi-field honey bee studies.
Its recommendations have some well documented drawbacks including a lack of focus on later stage development, high mortality rates and reliance on good environmental conditions.
So what alternatives are available to minimize cost and time through better study design?
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