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Queen mating frequency in different types of honey bee mating apiaries
SUMMARYSamples of worker honey bees (Apis mellifera carnica) were taken from 29 queenright honey bee colonies. The queens of these colonies were mated at two island mating apiaries (n = 7 and n = 6),Expand
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A Reevaluation of the Two-Locus Model for Hygienic Behavior in Honeybees (Apis mellifera L.)
Determinisme genetique du comportement hygienique des abeilles de decoiffage et d'enlevement des larves mortes dans les cellules larvaires coiffees
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A gridded genomic library of the honeybee (Apis mellifera): a reference library system for basic and comparative genetic studies of a hymenopteran genome.
We present a gridded genomic library of the honey-bee (Apis mellifera) for comparative and basic genetic study of the honeybee genome. The library will be established as a "Reference Library" system,Expand
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Organization of honeybee colonies: characteristics and consequences of a superorganism concept
The colonial organization of honeybees reveals numerous analogies to multicellular organisms which makes it tempting to use the term superorganism. The sterile workers fulfill the role of the somaticExpand
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Estimating the contribution of laying workers to population fitness in African honeybees (Apis mellifera) with molecular markers
Summary: Two subspecies of honeybees, Apis mellifera capensis and A. m. scutellata provide an ideal model to test for the significance of reproductive workers in natural populations of honeybees.Expand
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Homogeneous Mixing of Honeybee Semen by Centrifugation
SummaryDistribution of semen in the spermatheca of the queen honeybee (Apis mellifera comica) was determined by using genetic markers (cd, pe, di). With washing and centrifugation the semen was mixedExpand
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Wrap attack activates web-decorating behavior in Argiope spiders
Various orb-weaving spiders add extra silk structures--"web decorations"--to their webs. The adaptive value of these web decorations is still unclear, and the suite of functional hypotheses remainsExpand
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A simple, non-radioactive DNA fingerprinting method for identifying patrilines in honeybee colonies
Prinrcrs were derived flanking a rniclosatcllite motil'of the cloned Z-locus. The PCR product of the Z-locLrs was variablc in size and up to four alleles were fbund in a sarnple ol l I wurkers withinExpand
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