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The resistance mechanism of the Asian honey bee, Apis cerana Fabr., to an ectoparasitic mite, Varroa jacobsoni Oudemans
Abstract A behavioral and physiological resistance mechanism of the Asian honey bee (Apis cerana) to an ectoparasitic mite, Varroa jacobsoni, which causes severe damage to the European honey beeExpand
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Effects of chlortetracycline of honey bee worker larvae reared
Abstract An in vitro method was developed for rearing worker honey bee (Apis mellifera L.) larvae to the adult stage. Average larval and postdefecation mortalities were 9.5% and 18.1% respectively.Expand
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Response of foster Asian honeybee (Apis cerana Fabr.) colonies to the brood of European honeybee (Apis mellifera L.) infested with parasitic mite, Varroa jacobsoni oudemans
Abstract The response of Asian honeybee (Apis cerana Fabr.) colonies toward the introduced worker brood of the European honeybee (Apis mellifera L.) infested with the parasitic mite Varroa jacobsoniExpand
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The effects of drone age, semen storage and contamination on semen quality in the honey bee (Apis mellifera)
Abstract. The effect of semen storage time, drone age and semen contamination on honey bee semen quality was investigated using assays for motility and viability of semen in vitro. Four age groupsExpand
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A Washing Technique for Collection of Honeybee Semen
SummaryA simple and fast method for collecting honeybee semen in large quantity is described. Semen and mucus of many drones, everted and ejaculated by hand, were scraped into Kiev diluent in aExpand
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Geographical races of Apis cerana Fabricius in China and their distribution. Review of recent chinese publications and a preliminary statistical analysis
Les auteurs ont traduit la litterature chinoise recente concernant les races geographiques d'Apis cerana Fabricius et leur repartition en Chine et soumis une partie de ces donnees a l'analyseExpand
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Preservation of Honeybee Spermatozoa in Liquid Nitrogen
SummaryHoneybee (Apis mellifera) semen was stored for 359 days at −196°C in liquid nitrogen. Eleven semen diluents were tested. Use of a mixture of 40% semen and 60% Kiev diluent containing 10%Expand
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A supravital staining technique for honey bee spermatozoa
ABSTRACT A new supravital staining technique is described for honey bee, Apis mellifera L., spermatozoa using the fluorochromes, propidium iodide and Hoechst 33342 (H342), a bis‐benzimidazoleExpand
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Honey - bee (Hymenoptera, Apidae) behavioral - response to primary alfalfa (Rosales, Fabaceae) flora
A metal melt-spraying method for forming deposition film without shrinkage and distortion by jetting out high pressure air to give a jet air stream from a slight gap formed between a spray nozzle andExpand
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Filtering mechanism of the honey bee proventriculus
ABSTRACT. The fine structure and function of a honey bee's (Apis mellifera Linn.) proventriculus were studied by scanning electron microscopy and video‐recording. Our observations revealed that theExpand
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