Université de Neuchâtel

Des abeilles, des ruches et des humains : les Centres apicoles : des acteurs de la réalisation de la filière apicole au Burkina Faso

Boila, Zeno ; Fresia, Marion (Dir.) ; Aebi, Alexandre (Codir.)

Mémoire de master : Université de Neuchâtel, 2018 ; NET 900/431.

This study focuses on the processes of structuring the beekeeping sector in Burkina Faso and the role played by beekeeping centres; structures created as processing units within the first development projects in beekeeping designed by some foreign NGOs in the late 1990s and early 2000s.Starting from the assumption that every project, in its implementation, has a degree of unpredictability, I...

Université de Neuchâtel

Mites and endosymbionts : towards improved biological control

Zindel, Renate ; Turlings, Ted (Dir.) ; Aebi, Alexandre (Codir.)

Thèse de doctorat : Université de Neuchâtel, 2012.

The microbiome associated with arthropods is very diverse and may significantly influence the biology of biological biocontrol agents and arthropod pests. Some endosymbiont bacteria may even be used to achieve pest or disease vector biological control. The subclass Acari (mites and ticks) is very diverse in form, habitat and behaviour. Mites can be plant pests, parasites of domestic animals...