Authors

Standard methods for toxicology research in Apis mellifera.

Piotr Medrzycki1*, Hervé Giffard2, Pierrick Aupinel3, Luc P Belzunces4, Marie-Pierre Chauzat5, Christian Claßen6, Marc E Colin7, Thierry Dupont8, Vincenzo Girolami9, Reed Johnson10, Yves Le Conte4, Johannes Lückmann6, Matteo Marzaro9, Jens Pistorius11, Claudio Porrini12, Andrea Schur13, Fabio Sgolastra12, Noa Simon Delso14, Sjef van der Steen15, Klaus Wallner16, Cédric Alaux4, David G Biron17, Nicolas Blot17, Gherardo Bogo1, Jean-Luc Brunet4, Frédéric Delbac17, Marie Diogon17, Hicham El Alaoui17, Bertille Provost7, Simone Tosi1, Cyril Vidau18.

1Agricultural Research Council, Honey Bee and Silkworm Research Unit, Bologna, Italy.
2Testapi, Gennes, France.
3INRA, UE1255 Entomologie, Surgères, France.
4INRA, UR 406 Abeilles & Environnement, Avignon, France.
5ANSES, Unit of Honey bee Pathology, Sophia-Antipolis, France.
6RIFCON GmbH, Hirschberg, Germany.
7Montpellier SupAgro, USAE, Montpellier, France.
8Qualilab, Olivet, France.
9Department of Agronomy Food Natural Resources Animals and Environment, University of Padua, Legnaro (PD), Italy.
10Department of Entomology, The Ohio State University - Ohio Agriculture Research and Development Centre, Wooster, Ohio, USA.
11Julius Kühn Institut, Institute for Plant Protection in Field Crops and Grassland, Braunschweig, Germany.
12Department of Agroenvironmental Sciences and Technologies – Entomology, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy.
13Bee Department, Eurofins Agroscience Services EcoChem GmbH, Niefern-Öschelbronn, Germany.
14Centre Apicole de Recherche et Information (CARI), Louvain La Neuve, Belgium.
15Wageningen University, Biointeractions and Plant Health, Wageningen, The Netherlands.
16Apicultural State Institute, University Hohenheim, Stuttgart, Germany.
17Laboratoire Microorganismes: Génome et Environnement, CNRS UMR 6023, Université Blaise Pascal, Clermont-Ferrand, France.
18Laboratoire Venins et Activités Biologiques, EA 4357, PRES-Université de Toulouse, Centre de formation et de recherche Jean-François Champollion, Albi, France.

All authors except those listed first and second are alphabetical.

Received 4 July 2012, accepted subject to revision 7 December 2012, accepted for publication 17 July 2013.

*Corresponding author: Email: piotr.medrzycki@entecra.it