Evaluation of the time of uncapping and removing dead brood from cells by hygienic and non-hygienic honey bees.

@article{Palacio2005EvaluationOT,
  title={Evaluation of the time of uncapping and removing dead brood from cells by hygienic and non-hygienic honey bees.},
  author={Mar{\'i}a Alejandra Palacio and Jos{\'e} Manuel Flores and Emilio Figini and Sergio Roberto Ruffinengo and Alberto Escande and Enrique Bedascarrasbure and Edgardo Rodriguez and Lionel Segui Gonçalves},
  journal={Genetics and molecular research : GMR},
  year={2005},
  volume={4 1},
  pages={105-14}
}
Most research on hygienic behavior has recorded the time taken by the colony to remove an experimental amount of dead brood, usually after one or two days. We evaluated the time that hygienic (H) and non-hygienic (NH) honey bees take to uncap and remove dead brood in observation hives after the brood was killed using the pin-killing assay. Four experimental… CONTINUE READING