Bees Bees are important pollinators of food crops and wild plants. Bees@wur primarily investigates the factors that are important for the health of bees. Bees@wur is a part of Wageningen University & Research and specialised in bee health and pollination by bees. Bee research The research includes a wide range of bee-related issues, from varroa to side effects of crop protection. The focus is on bee health.