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Genetic Variability of the Neogregarine Apicystis bombi, an Etiological Agent of an Emergent Bumblebee Disease
The worldwide spread of diseases is considered a major threat to biodiversity and a possible driver of the decline of pollinator populations, particularly when novel species or strains of parasites… Expand
PCR-specific detection of recently described Lotmaria passim (Trypanosomatidae) in Chilean apiaries.
- N. Arismendi, A. Bruna, Nelson Zapata, Marisol Vargas
- Biology, Medicine
- Journal of invertebrate pathology
- 1 February 2016
The recently described trypanosome Lotmaria passim is currently considered the most predominant trypanosomatid in honey bees worldwide and could be a factor in honey bee declines. For a specific and… Expand
Prevalence and phylogenetic analysis of honey bee viruses in the Biobío Region of Chile and their association with other honey bee pathogens
Different episodes of mortalities of honey bee (Apis mellifera L.) colonies have been associated with the presence of honey bee pathogens. Since the Biobio Region has among the highest number of… Expand
Viral and intestinal diseases detected in Apis mellifera in Central and Southern Chile.
The honeybee (Apis mellifera L.) is an important pollinator worldwide. Beekeepers have experienced an increasing loss of colonies in recent years and pathologies including viruses and intestinal… Expand
Occurrence, prevalence and viral load of deformed wing virus variants in Apis mellifera colonies in Chile
Deformed wing virus (DWV) is one of the most common viruses in apiaries worldwide, and its presence in Chilean apiaries is no exception. There are three well-defined master variants described as… Expand
Underutilized Native Biobío Berries: Opportunities for Foods and Trade
- M. D. López, N. Baenas, Jorge Retamal-Salgado, Nelson Zapata, Diego A Moreno
- 1 December 2018
The Biobío Region in Chile presents special edaphoclimatic characteristics and biodiversity that make it suitable for the introduction and development of some berries that are understudied in terms… Expand
A scientific note on first detection of Kashmir bee virus in Apis mellifera (Hymenoptera: Apidae) in South America
Laboratories of Virology and Bee Pathology, Faculty of Agronomy, Universidad de Concepción, Av. Vicente Méndez 595, Chillán, Chile Departament of Plant Production, Faculty of Agronomy, Universidad de… Expand
CARACTERIZACIÓN Y CLASIFICACIÓN BOTÁNICA DE VEINTIDOS LÍNEAS DE MANÍ (Arachis hypogaea L.) EVALUADAS EN LA PROVINCIA DE ÑUBLE, CHILE
There are no improved peanut cultivars (Arachis hypogaea L.) in Chile. Therefore, genotypes need to be evaluated in order to develop commercial varieties adapted to local conditions. The objective of… Expand
Phenological and morphological characterization of twenty peanut (Arachis hypogaea L.) accessions grown in Ñuble Province, Chile.
EFECTO DE LA TEMPERATURA SOBRE LA GERMINACIÓN DE CUATRO GENOTIPOS DE MANÍ (Arachis hypogaea L.)
Se evaluo el efecto de la temperatura sobre la germinacion de cuatro genotipos de mani (Arachis hypogaea L.) identificados como L3, L6, L18 y L20. Con cada genotipo se establecio un ensayo con un… Expand