Conserving diversity and vitality for honey bee breeding publication date: Dec 21, 2009
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Journal of Apicultural Research
Vol. 49 (1) pp. 85-92
Conserving diversity and vitality...
Effects of Intracolonial Genetic Diversity on Honey Bee (Hymenoptera: Apidae) Colony Performance BENJAMIN P. OLDROYD, THOMAS E. RINDERER, JOHN R. HARBO, STEVEN M. BUCO
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Characterization of the Active Microbiotas Associated with Honey Bees Reveals Healthier and Broader Communities when Colonies are Genetically Diverse
Recent losses of honey bee colonies have led to increased interest in the microbial communities that are associated with these important...
Queen promiscuity lowers disease within honeybee colonies
Thomas D Seeley1,* and
David R Tarpy2
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<>1.2.*Author for correspondence ([email protected]) Abstract
Most species of social insects have singly mated queens, but in some species each queen mates with numerous males...