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Species- and Caste-Determined Mandibular Gland Signals in Honeybees (Apis)
Queens and workers of five honeybee species (Apis melliferaA. ceranaA. dorsataA. floreaand A. andreniformis) were analyzed for their mandibular gland components. In A. melliferathe queen mandibularExpand
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Influence of pollen diet in spring on development of honey bee (Hymenoptera: Apidae) colonies.
The effects of changes in spring pollen diet on the development of honey bee, Apis mellifera L. (Hymenoptera: Apidae), colonies were examined in a 3-yr study (2002-2004). Pollen-supplemented andExpand
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Biogeography of Apis cerana F. and A. nigrocincta Smith: insights from mtDNA studies
This study adds new data from Korea and the Philippines to earlier mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA)-based studies of the phylogeography of Asian cavity-nesting honeybees. A non-coding region that liesExpand
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Apis florea: morphometrics, classification and biogeography
Differentes sous-especes et varietes d'Apis florea Fabricius 1787 ont ete decrites au cours des deux siecles passes. Elles ont ete ensuite regroupees par Maa (1953). Depuis, quelques etudesExpand
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Effects of Acarapis woodi on overwintered colonies of honey bees (Hymenoptera: Apidae) in New York
Colonies of honey bees, Apis mellifera L., infested with Acarapis woodi (Rennie) were studied during the four winters of 1985-1989 in New York state. Samples of bees were obtained from colonies onExpand
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Effects of Pollen Availability and Nosema Infection During the Spring on Division of Labor and Survival of Worker Honey Bees (Hymenoptera: Apidae)
Abstract Honey bee (Apis mellifera L.) colonies in temperate climates often deplete winter pollen stores because of intense brood rearing activity in the spring. Nutritional stress can be exacerbatedExpand
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Behaviors of adult Agrilus planipennis (Coleoptera: Buprestidae)
A 2-year study was conducted in Canada (2003) and the United States (2005) to better understand searching and mating behaviors of adult Agrilus planipennis Fairmaire. In both field and laboratory,Expand
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A morphometric analysis of Apis cerana F and Apis nigrocincta Smith populations from Southeast Asia
Depuis l'article de Ruttner et al (1978) detaillant les methodes et les caracteres utiles, la classification des abeilles melliferes repose sur les techniques morphometriques. Toutes les sous-especesExpand
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Standard methods for tracheal mite research
Summary The honey bee tracheal mite (HBTM) Acarapis woodi (Rennie) (Acari: Tarsonemidae) is an obligate endoparasite of honey bees. First described from the Western (European) honey bee ApisExpand
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Inspection and feeding of larvae by worker honey bees (Hymenoptera: Apidae): Effect of starvation and food quantity
Honey bee larvae are frequently inspected and, sometimes, provided with food by adult workers, but the stimuli that elicit the important task of food provisioning have never been investigated. LarvaeExpand
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