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Colony Size, Rather Than Geographic Origin of Stocks, Predicts Overwintering Success in Honey Bees (Hymenoptera: Apidae) in the Northeastern United States

Journal of Economic Entomology

Dec 20, 2018

Mehmet Ali DökeMaryann Frazier

Abstract

Honey bees (Apis mellifera L.) are key pollinators of agricultural crops. However, approximately 30% of managed colonies die each winter in the United States. There has been great interest in breeding for 'locally adapted stocks' which survive winter conditions in a particular region. H...read more

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Colony Size, Rather Than Geographic Origin of Stocks, Predicts Overwintering Success in Honey Bees (Hymenoptera: Apidae) in the Northeastern United States

Journal of Economic Entomology

Dec 20, 2018

Mehmet Ali DökeMaryann Frazier

PMID: 30566679

DOI: 10.1093/jee/toy377

Abstract

Honey bees (Apis mellifera L.) are key pollinators of agricultural crops. However, approximately 30% of managed colonies die each winter in the United States. There has been great interest in breeding for 'locally adapted stocks' which survive winter conditions in a particular region. H...read more

Mentioned in this Paper

Apis mellifera
Study
Size
Crops, Agricultural
Adverse Effects
Hymenoptera
Apidae
Adaptation
South
Polymorphic Microsatellite Marker Analysis
7
1
18

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