Irfan Kandemir

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InstitutionProf. Dr. Irfan KANDEMIR
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Ankara University
Faculty of Science
Department of Biology
06100 Tandogan Ankara
Postal addressDepartment of Biology, Faculty of Science, Ankara University
Office phone+90 312 212 6720 ext 1531
Mobile phone+90 536 3359665
Fax+90 312 223 2395
Job /  professional statusProfessor/Lecturer
Preferred COLOSS theme(s)   Diversity & Conservation
Research interestsHoneybee genetics
 Honeybee diversity
 Honeybee subspeciation
PublicationsKandemir, İ. ve A. Kence, “Allozyme variation in a Central Anatolian honey bee (Apis mellifera L.) populations,”
Apidologie, 26, 503-510 (1995)
Kandemir, İ. Kence, M. ve A. Kence, “Genetic and morphometric variation in honey bee (Apis mellifera L.) populations of
Turkey,” Apidologie, 31, 343-356 (2000)
Kandemir, İ., “Beekeeping experience and developments in Turkey and in Northern Cyprus,” American Bee Journal, 143, 464-467
Kandemir, İ. Ozkan, A. ve M.G. Moradi, “Allozyme variability in Persian bee populations from High and Low lands of Elburz
mountains in Iran,” Apidologie, 35, 521-522 (2004)
Kandemir, İ. ve M.G. Moradi, “Persian honey bees and beekeeping observations in Iran,” American Bee Journal, 144, 699-703
Moradi, M.G. ve İ. Kandemir, “Observations on Apis florea “the dwarf honey bee” in Iran,” American Bee Journal, 145(6),
498-502 (2005)
Kandemir, İ. Kence, M. Sheppard, W.S. ve A. Kence, “Mitochondrial DNA variation in honey bee (Apis mellifera L.)
populations from Turkey,” Journal of Apicultural Research, 45(1), 33-38 (2006)
Kandemir, İ. Meixner, M.D. Ozkan A. ve W.S. Sheppard, “Genetic characterization of honey bee (Apis mellifera cypria
Pollmann 1879) populations in Cyprus,” Apidologie, 37(5), 547-555 (2006)
Tan, K. Meixner, M.D. Fuchs, S. Zhang, X. He, S. Kandemir, İ. Sheppard, W.S. ve N. Koeniger, “Morphological and molecular
studies of Apis cerana Fabr. (Apidae, Hymenoptera) in China,” Systematics and Biodiversity, 4(4), 473-482 (2006)
Kandemir, I. Pinto, A. Meixner, M.D. ve W.S. Sheppard, “HinfI digestion of cytochrome oxidase I region is not only a
diagnostic test for A. m. lamarckii ?” Genetics and Molecular Biology, 29(4), 747-749 (2006)
Pinto, M.A. Sheppard, W.S. Johnston, J.S. Rubink, W.L. Coulson, R.N. Schiff, N.M. Kandemir, I. ve J.. Patton, “Evidence
that honey bee (Hymenoptera: Apidae) mitochondrial DNA haplotypes of sub-Saharan origin occurred in non-Africanized
areas of the southern United States,” Annals of the Entomological Society of America, 100(2), 311-319 (2007)
Can, O.E. Lise, Y. ve I. Kandemir, “Bees and Bears: “A review of beekeeper-bear conflict in Black Sea Region, Turkey and
recommendations for conflict resolution”” American Bee Journal, 147(7), 630-636 (2007)
Kandemir, İ., Moradi, M.G., Özden, B., ve A. Özkan, “Wing geometry as a tool for studying the population structure of dwarf
honey bees (Apis florea Fabricius 1876) in Iran” Journal of Apicultural Research, 48(4), 238-246 (2009)
Kandemir, I. “Pine honeydew honey in Turkey,” Bees For Development, 90: 8-9 (2009)
Kandemir, I. “Harvesting honey from a log hive,” Bees For Development, 94: 3-5 (2010)
Ozkan, A., Kandemir, İ. “Discrimination of Western honey bee populations of Turkey using Geometric morphometric methods:
Outline and landmark approaches,” Bee World 87(2), 24-26 (2010)
Kandemir, İ., Özkan, A., ve S. Fuchs, “Reevaluation of honeybee (Apis mellifera) microtaxonomy: a geometric morphometric
approach” Apidologie,42:618-627 (2011)
Kandemir, I., Cakmak, I., Abramson, C.I., Cakmak, S.S., Serrano, E., Song, D., Aydin, L., Wells, H. "A colony defence
difference between two honey bee subspecies (Apis mellifera cypria and Apis mellifera caucasica)". Journal of
Apicultural Research 51(2):169-173. (2012)
Koca Özkan A., Kandemir İ. "Comparison of two morphometric methods for discriminating honey bee populations (Apis
mellifera L.) in Turkey". Turkish Journal of Zoology 37(2), 205-210.(2013)
Wallberg, A., Han, F., Wellhagen, G, Dahle, B., Kawata, M., Haddad, H., Simões, Z.L.P., Allsopp, M.H., Kandemir, I., De la
Rúa, P., Pirk, C.W., Webster, M.T. A. "Worldwide survey of genome sequence variation provides insight into the
evolutionary history of the honeybee Apis mellifera". Nature Genetics, 46(10) 1081-1088 doi:10.138/ng.3077 (2014)