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Time lapse video of full honey bee development!

Here, we present a fascinating time lapse video showing developing honey bee larvae (Apis mellifera) which are reared in-vitro and fed with an artificial diet. The footage based on around 1000 individual pictures which were taken in thirty minute intervals over a time span of 22 days. 

It allows the viewer to follow the secret development of honey bees during the larval phase and pupation phase right through to adult emergence. Read more!

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Our commitment to excellence in ecotoxicology is underlined by a vision of expansion for the future and project management from the industry's most respected individuals

Claiming some of the industry's most reputable names in ecotoxicology,  Eurofins Agroscience Services evaluates the environmental safety of plant protection products, chemicals, biocides, pharmaceutical and veterinary products on behalf of companies seeking registration.

This includes investigating the selectivity of products against a range of pests and their usual enemies in the laboratory and the field.

Specialising in the fate and effects of substances in the environment, our ecotoxicology specialists are able to respond rapidly to requests for complex, in-depth environmental studies, whether laboratory, field or semi field studies.

Susanne Timmermann can help with any initial enquiries related to ecotox studies.


Having amassed a wealth of ecotoxicology experience and working in full compliance with GLP, Eurofins Agroscience Services has organised and managed numerous multi-site and multi-national studies.



In summary, our specific services and studies include:

  • Standard tier testing with NTA and soil organisms
  • Aged residue and semi-field
  • Residue studies on terrestrial anthropods
  • Honey bee and bumble bee lab, brood, tunnel and field
  • Solitary bee lab, semi field, and field
  • Predatory mite field studies
  • Earthworm field studies
  • Large scale studies
  • Non target plants
  • Aquatoxicology and microbiological testing
  • Monitoring
  • Residues in food sources and bee products

Further Information

For further information, please contact Dr. Susanne Timmermann and download our Ecotoxicology services PDF as a general introduction.  More detailed information on specific services can be found on the relevant web pages.