Identifying suitable queen rearing sites of Apis mellifera mellifera at a regional scale using morphometrics

@inproceedings{Keller2014IdentifyingSQ,
  title={Identifying suitable queen rearing sites of Apis mellifera mellifera at a regional scale using morphometrics},
  author={Elise Maria Keller and Ian D. H. Harris and Paul C. Cross},
  year={2014}
}
SummaryHoney bee decline in Europe has forced beekeepers to re-evaluate their management practices and breeding methods. Evidence suggests that the dark western honey bee (Apis mellifera mellifera) may be better adapted to the British climate, and consequently presents the potential for greater resistance to disease than other strains. Substantial hybridization of A. m. meliifera has taken place in Great Britain due to imports of subspecies from southern Europe (A. m. ligustica and A. m… CONTINUE READING

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