Standard methods for tracheal mite research.

Diana Sammataro1*, Lilia de Guzman2, Sherly George3, Ron Ochoa4, Gard Otis5.

1USDA-ARS Carl Hayden Honey Bee Research Center, Tucson, Arizona, USA.
2USDA-ARS Honey Bee Breeding, Genetics & Physiology Lab., Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA.
3Plant Health & Environment Lab., Investigation & Diagnostic Centres & Response, Ministry of Primary Industries, New Zealand.
4USDA-ARS Systematic Entomology Lab., Beltsville, Maryland, USA.
5School of Environmental Sciences, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada.

Received 24 April 2012, accepted subject to revision 2 October 2012, accepted for publication 21 June 2013.

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