Honey bee colony losses

  title={Honey bee colony losses},
  author={Peter Neumann and Norman L. Carreck},
  journal={Journal of Apicultural Research},
  pages={1 - 6}
Apis mellifera, colony losses. honey bee, Varroa destructor Journal of Apicultural Research 49(1): 1-6 (2010) © IBRA 2010 DOI 10.3896/IBRA. Apiculture has been in decline in both Europe and the USA over recent decades, as is shown by the decreasing numbers of managed honey bee (Apis mellifera L.) colonies (Ellis et al., 2010; Potts et al., 2010). It therefore is crucial to make beekeeping a more attractive hobby and a less laborious profession, in order to encourage local apiculture… 

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