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Miscellaneous standard methods for Apis mellifera research
Summary A variety of methods are used in honey bee research and differ depending on the level at which the research is conducted. On an individual level, the handling of individual honey bees,… Expand
Seasonal prevalence of pathogens and parasites in the savannah honeybee (Apis mellifera scutellata).
- Ursula Strauss, H. Human, L. Gauthier, R. Crewe, V. Dietemann, C. Pirk
- Biology, Medicine
- Journal of invertebrate pathology
- 1 September 2013
The loss of Apis mellifera L. colonies in recent years has, in many regions of the world, been alarmingly high. No single cause has been identified for these losses, but the interactions between… Expand
Honeybee health in Africa—a review
Honeybee (Apis mellifera L.) pathogens and parasites and the negative effects thereof on honeybee populations remain an issue of public concern and the subject of active research. Africa with its… Expand
Resistance rather than tolerance explains survival of savannah honeybees (Apis mellifera scutellata) to infestation by the parasitic mite Varroa destructor.
Varroa destructor is considered the most damaging parasite affecting honeybees (Apis mellifera L.). However, some honeybee populations such as the savannah honeybee (Apis mellifera scutellata) can… Expand
Infestation rates of Varroa destructor and Braula coeca in the savannah honey bee (Apis mellifera scutellata)
Infestation rates of Varroa destructor and Braula coeca in the savannah honey bee (Apis mellifera scutellata) Ursula Strauss, Christian W W Pirk, Vincent Dietemann, Robin M Crewe and Hannelie Human… Expand
Impact of Varroa destructor on honeybee (Apis mellifera scutellata) colony development in South Africa
- Ursula Strauss, C. Pirk, R. Crewe, H. Human, V. Dietemann
- Biology, Medicine
- Experimental and Applied Acarology
The devastating effects of Varroa destructor Anderson & Trueman on European honeybee colonies (Apis mellifera L.) have been well documented. Not only do these mites cause physical damage to… Expand
The First Report of Storage Mites, Caloglyphus hughesi (Acaridae) on Laboratory-Reared Aethina tumida Murray (Coleoptera: Nitidulidae) in South Africa
Small hive beetles, Aethina tumida Murray, (Coleoptera: Nitidulidae) are native to subSaharan Africa where they parasitize honey bee (Apis mellifera L) colonies (Lundie 1940). Small hive beetles feed… Expand
Métodos estándar diversos para la investigación en Apis mellifera
Human, Hannelie; Brodschneider, Robert; Dietemann, Vincent; Dively, Galen; Ellis, James D.; Forsgren, Eva; Fries, Ingemar; Hatjina, Fani; Hu, Fu-Liang; Jaffe, Rodolfo; Jensen, Annette Bruun; Koehler,… Expand