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The limitations of biometric control on pure race breeding in Apis mellifera

@inproceedings{Montrz1991TheLO,
  title={The limitations of biometric control on pure race breeding in Apis mellifera},
  author={RoerN F A Montrz},
  year={1991}
}
German bee breeders have tried to reolace the autochthonous honey bee population Apis mellifera mellifera with A. m. carnica, a SE European race of honey bee, for more than 40 years. The latter race is believed to be more adapted to bee management. In a biometrical study of the honey bee population in lower Bavaria, samples of at least 20 workers per colony were taken from 9'1 apiaries in autumn 1990. The wing venation patterns of the bees were analysed using multivariate discriminant analysis… 

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