DETERMINING LOW LEVELS OF AFRICANIZATION
IN UNMANAGED HONEY BEE COLONIES
USING THREE DIAGNOSTIC TECHNIQUES
A thesis submitted to the Faculty of the University of Delaware in partial
fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Science in Entomology
Ashley Mortenson, University of Florida, focused on drone makeup in DCAs(Drone Congregation Areas). She monitored several DCAs around managed hives and also ones in that were at least 2.8 km away from the managed apiaries (considered feral). Her results were pretty striking!
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