General Bibliography

Scientific papers and other publications relevant to the COLOSS project. If you want to add single items or an entire special bibliography for your field of interest (e.g. like the one on Varroa mites present here), please feel free to add it yourself (if you are a Coloss member) or send it to Bernd Kulawik (be_kul@me.com).

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  1. Aizen, Marcelo A. / Garibaldi, Lucas A. / Cunningham, Saul A. / Klein, Alexandra M.: Long-Term Global Trends in Crop Yield and Production Reveal No Current Pollination Shortage but Increasing Pollinator Dependency. - In: Current Biology 18, 1–4, October 28, 2008 / © 2008 Elsevier Ltd All rights reserved DOI 10.1016/j.cub.2008.08.066. = [PDF]
  2. Aizen, Marcelo A. / Harder, Lawrence D. (2009): The Global Stock of Domesticated Honey Bees is Growing Slower Than Agricultural Demand for Pollination. - Current Biology (2009) No. 19, vol. 11, doi:10.1016/j.cub.2009.03.071 [PDF]
  3. Alaux, C. / Le Conte, Y. / Adams, H. A. / Rodriguez-Zas, S. / Grozinger, C. M. / Sinha, S. / Robinson, G. E. (2009): Regulations of Brain Gene Expression in Honey Bees by Brood Pheronome. - Genes, Brain and Behaviour, 8: 309-319.
  4. Azami, Klara / Ritter, Wolfgang / Tautz, Jürgen / Beiere, Hildburg: Infection of honey bees with acute bee paralysis virus does not trigger humoral of cellular immune responses, in: Arch Virol, 4 December 2011 [DOI 10.1007/s00705-012-1223-0] [PDF]
  5. Barisic, Delko / Bromenshenk, J. J. / Kezic, Nikola / Vertacnik, Astrea (2002): The role of honey bees in environmental monitorin in Croatia. Honey bees: estimating the environmental impact of chemicals. - PG. 160-185. 2002.
  6. Barisic, Delko / Lazaric, K. / Lulic, Stipe / Vertacnik, Astrea / Drazic, Maja / Kezic, Nikola (1994): 40K, 134Cs and 137 Cs in pollen, honey and soil surface layers in the Croatia. - Apidologie 25 (1994) 6: 585-595.
  7. Barisic, Delko / Lulic, Stipe / Kezic, Nikola / Vertacnik, Astrea (1992): 137-Cs on flowers, pollen and honey from the Republic of Croatia four years after the Chernobyl accident. - Apidologie 23 (1992): 71-78.
  8. Barisic, Delko / Vertacnik, Astrea / Bromenshenk, Jerry / Kezic, Nikola / Lulic, Stipe / Hus, Mihovil / Kraljevic, Petar / Simpraga, Miljenko / Seletkovic, Zvonko (1999): Radionuclides and selected elements in soil and honey from Gorski Kotar, Croatia. - Apidologie 30 (1999) 4: 277-287.
  9. Behrens, D. / Forsgren, E. / Fries, I. / Moritz, R. F. A.  (2007): Infection of drone larvae (Apis mellifera) with American Foulbrood. - Apidologie 38 (3): 281-288.
  10. Belloy, L. / Imdorf, A. / Fries, I. / Forsgren, E. / Berthoud, H. / Kuhn, R. / Charrière, J.-D. (2007): Spatial distribution of Melissococcus plutonis in adult honey bees collected from apiaries and colonies with and without symptoms of European foulbrood. - Apidologie 38: 136-140.
  11. Berg, S. / Büchler, R. / Kezic, N. / Pechhacker, H. / Ritter, W. / Sulimanovic, D. / Bienefeld, K. / van Praagh, J. / Bubalo, D. (2000): Investigation on Varroa jacobsoni tolerance of preselected European honeybee strains in Croatia. - Apidologie 31 (2000) 5: 634-636.
  12. Berg, S. / Büchler, R. / Kezic, N. / Pechhacker, H. / Ritter, W. / Sulimanovic, D. / Bienefeld, K. / van Praagh, J. / Bubalo, D. (2001): Island project in Croatia: test of European honeybee strais for Varroa tolerance. - Apidologie 32 (2001) 5: 484-486.
  13. Biesmeijer, J. C. / Roberts, S. P. M. / Reemer, M. / Ohlemüller, R. / Edwards, M. / Peeters, T. / Schaffers, A. P. / Potts, S. G. / Kleukers, R. / Thomas, C. D. / Settele, J. / Kunin, W. E.: Parallel Declines in Pollinators and Insect-Pollinated Plants in Britain and the Netherlands. - In: Science, vol. 313, pp. 351-354, 21 July 2006. = [HTML only for registered users of SCIENCE]
  14. Blacquière, Tjeerd; Smagghe, Guy; van Gestel, Cornelis A. M.; Mommaerts, Veerle: Neonicotinoids in bees: a review on concentrations, side-effects and risk assessment. – In: Exotoxicology, 28 January 2012 [PDF]
  15. Blanchard, P. / Frank Schuff, F. / Olivier, V. / Celle, O. / Antunez, K. / Bakonyi, T. / Berthoud, H. / Haubruge, E. / Higes, M. / Kasprzak, S. / Koeglberger, H. / Kryger, P. / Thiéry, R. / Ribière, M. (2009): Phylogenetic analysis of the RNA-dependent RNA polymerase (RdRp) and a predicted structural protein (pSP) of the chronic bee paralysis virus (CBPV) isolated from various geographical regions. (submitted to the Journal of General Virology / in press [May 15, 2009]).
  16. Bodderas, Elke / von der Weiden, Silvia: Macht Genmais die Bienen allergisch? - In: Die Welt online, March 8. 2007 = [HTML]
  17. Botías, C. /Martín-Hernández, R. / Días, J. / García-Palencia, P. / Matabuena, M. / Juarranz, A. / Barrios, L. / Meana, A. / Nanetti, A. / Higes, M. (2011): The effect of induced queen replacement on Nosema spp. infection in honey bee (Apis mellifera iberiensis) colonies. – In: Environ. Microbiol. 2011 Nov. 28. doi: 10.1111/j.1462-2920.2011.02647.x. [Epub ahead of print] [http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22118366]
  18. Brodschneider, Robert / Moosbeckhofer, Rudolf / Crailsheim, Karl (2010) Surveys as a tool to record winter losses of honey bee colonies: a two year case study in Austria and South Tyrol. Journal of Apicultural Research 49(1): 23-30.
  19. Bubalo, Dragan / Drazic, Maja / Kezic, Nikola (2002): Brood development of different carniolan bee ecotypes (Apis mellifera carnica Pollmann, 1879(. - Poljprivredna znanstvena smotra 67 (3): 117-123.
  20. Bubalo, Dragan / Pechhacker, Hermann / Licek, E. / Kezic, Nikola / Sulimanovic, Duro (2005): The effect of Varroa destructor infestation on flight activity and mating efficiency of drones (Apis mellifera L.) - Wiener Tierärztliche Monatsschrift 92 (1): 11-15.
  21. Büchler, R. / Berg, S. / Kezic, N. / Pechhacker, H. / van Praagh, J. / Bubalo, D. / Ritter, W. / Bienefeld, K. (2002) Survival test without treatment against varroatosis: the island project in Croatia. - Apidologie 33 (5): 493-494
  22. Büchler, R. / Berg, St. / Le Conte, Y. (2010): Breeding for resistance to Varroa destructor in Europe (Review article). - Apidoogie 41 (2010): 303-408 / available online at: www.apidologie.org DOI: 10.1051/apido/2010011 [PDF]
  23. Chen, Yanping / Evans, Jay D.: Historical Presence of Israeli Acute Paralysis Virus in the United States. - In: American Bee Journal, December 2007. [© Dadant & Sons, Inc. 2007] = [PDF]

  24. Collins, A.M. / Caperna, T. / Garrett, W. / Williams, V. / Evans, J. D. (2006): Proteomic analyses of male contributions to honey bee sperm storage and mating, Insect Molecular Biology, 15:541-550. = [abstract] [available online]
  25. Collins, A.M. / Williams, V. / Evans, J. D. (2004): Sperm storage and antioxidative enzyme expression in the honey bee, Apis mellifera. Insect Molecular Biology, 13, 141-146. = [abstract available online] [PDF]
  26. R. Scott Cornman / Yan Ping Chen / Michael C. Schatz / Craig Street / Yan Zhao / Brian Desany / Michael Egholm / Stephen Hutchison / Jeffery S. Pettis / W. Ian Lipkin / Jay D. Evans (2009): Genomic Analyses of the Microsporidian Nosema ceranae, an Emergent Pathogen of Honey Bees. - Pulbic Library of Science, PLoS Pathogens [full article HTML]
  27. Costa, C. / Lodesani, M. / Serra, G. / Colombo, R. (2006): Monitoraggio di residui di acaricidi in cera italiana. - Apoidea 1: 10-17.
  28. Costa, C. / Lodesani, M. / Serra, G. / Colombo, R. / Sabatini, A. G: (2008): Survey of acaricide residues in Italian organic and conventional beeswax. Proceedings of the second scientific Conference of the International Society of organic Agriculture Research (ISOFAR) held at the 16th IFOAM Organic World Congress in Cooperation with IFOAM, Modena (I) 18-20 June 2008, Vol. 2: 780-787.
  29. Cox-Foster, D. L. / Conlan, S. / Holmes, E. C. / Palacios, G. / Evans, J. D. / Moran, N. A. / Quan, P. / Briese, T. / Hornig, M. / Geiser, D. M. / Martinson, V. / vanEngelsdorp, D. / Kalkstein, A. L. / Drysdale, A. / Hui, J. / Zhai, J. / Cui, L. / Hutchison, S. K. / Simons, J. F. / Egholm, M. / Pettis, J. S. / Lipkin, W. I. (2007): A metagenomic survey of microbes in honey bee colony collapse disorder, Science, 318, 283-287.= [abstract]
  30. Cristino, A. S. / Nunes, F. M. F. / Lobo, C. H. / Bitondi, M. M. G. / Simoes, Z. L. P. / Da Fontoura Costa, L. / Lattorff, H. M. G. / Moritz, R. F. A. / Evans, J. D. / Hartfelder, K. (2006): Caste developement and reproduction: a genome-wide analysis of hallmarks of insect eusociality. Insect Mol Biol  15: 793-714 = [abstract] [available online]
  31. Currie, Robert W. (1999): Fluvalinate queen tabs for use against Varroa jacobsoni Oud.: Efficacy and impact on honey bee, (Apis mellifera L.), queen and colony performance. - American Bee Journal 139 (11): 871-876.
  32. Currie, Robert W. / Gatien, P. (2006): Timing and acaricide treatments to prevent Varroa destructor (Acari: Varroidae) from causing economic damage to honey bee colonies. - Canadian Entomologist 138: 238-252.
  33. Currie, Robert W. / Golam Hosein Tahmasbi (2008): The ability of high and low grooming lines of honeybees to remove the parasitic mite, Varroa destructor, is affected by environmental conditions. - Canadian Journal of Zoology 86: 1-9.
  34. Currie, Robert W. / Jay, S. C. (1988): The influence of a colony's queen state, time of year and drifting behaviour, on the acceptance and longevity of adult drone honeybees (Apis mellifera L.) - J. Apic. Res. 27 (4): 219-226.
  35. Currie, Robert W. / Jay, S. C. (1989): Sun position and a colony's queen state as possible factors influencing the orientation and drift of drone honeybees (Apis mellifera L.) - J. Apic. Res. 28 (3): 142-149
  36. Currie, Robert W. / Jay, S. C. (1991): Drifting behaviour of drone honey bees (Apis mellifera L.) in commercial apiary layouts. - J. Apic. Res. 30 (2): 61-68.
  37. Currie, Robert W. / Jay, S. C. (1991): The influence of a colony's queen state on the drifting of drone honeybees (Apis mellifera L.) - Apidologie 22: 183-195.
  38. Dall'Olio, R. / Marino, A. / Lodesani, M. / Moritz, R. F. A. (2007): Genetic characterization of Italian honeybees, Apis mellifera ligustica, based on microsatellite DNA polymorphisms. - Apidologie 38: 207-217.
  39. Decanini, L. I. / Collins, A.M. / Evans, J. D. (2007): Variation and heritability in immune-gene expression by diseased honey bees. J. Heredity, 98, 195-201. = [abstract] [full text] [PDF]
  40. Ellis, A. M. / Hayes, G. W. / Ellis, J. D. (2009): The efficacy dusting honey bee colonies with powdered sugar to reduce varroa mite populations. - Journal of Apicultural Research and Bee World 48 (1): 72-76.
  41. Ellis, A. M. / Hayes, J. / Ellis, J. D. (2008): The efficacy of small cell foundation as a varroa mite control. - Experimental and Applied Acarology 47: 311-316.
  42. Ellis, J. D. (2005): Reviewing the confinement of small hive beetles (Aethina tumida) by western honey bees (Apis mellifera). - Bee World 86 (3): 56-62.
  43. Ellis, J. D. / Delaplane, K. S. (2001): A scientific note on Apis mellifera brood attractiveness to Varroa destructor as affected by the chemotherapeutic history of the brood. - Apidologie 32: 449-450.
  44. Ellis, J. D. / Delaplane, K. S. (2007): The effects of three acaricides on the developmental biology of small hive beetles (Aethina tumida). - Journal of Apicultural Research 46 (4): 256-259.
  45. Ellis, J. D. / Delaplane, K. S. (2008): Small hive beetle (Aethina tumida) oviposition behavior in sealed brood cels with notes on the removal of the cell contents by European honey bees (Apis mellifera). - Journal of Apicultural Research 47 (3): 210-215.
  46. Ellis, J. D. / Delaplane, K. S. / Cline, A. / McHugh, J. V. (2008): The association of multiple sap beetle species (Coleoptera: Nitidulidae) with western honeybee (Apis mellifera) colonies in North America. - Journal of Apicultural Research 47 (3): 188-189.
  47. Ellis, J. D. / Delaplane, K. S. / Hepburn, H. R. / Elzen, P. J. (2002): Controlling small hive beetles survive (Aethina tumida Murray) in honey bee (Apis mellifera) colonies using a modified hive entrance. - American Bee Journal 142(4): 288-290
  48. Ellis, J. D. / Delaplane, K. S. / Hepburn, H. R. / Elzen, P. J. (2003): Efficacy of modified hive entrances and a bottom screen device for controlling Aethina tumida (Coleoptera: Nitiludidae) infestations in Apis mellifera (Hymenoptera: Apidae) colonies. - Journal of Economic Entomology 96 (6): 1647-1652
  49. Ellis, J. D. / Delaplane, K. S. / Hood, W. M. (2002): Small hive beetle (Aethina tumida Murray) weight, gross biometry, and sex proportion at three locations in the southeastern United States. - American Bee Journal 142(7): 520-522.
  50. Ellis. J. D. / Hepburn, H. R. (2003): A note on mapping propolis deposits in Cape honey bee (Apis mellifery capensis) colonies. - African Entomology 11 (1): 122-124.
  51. Ellis, J. D. / Hepburn, H. R. (2006): An ecological digest of the small hive beetle (Aethina tumida), a symbiont in honey bee colonies (Apis mellifera). - Insectes Sociaux 53: 8-19.
  52. Ellis, J. D. / Hepburn, H. R. / Delaplane, K. S. / Elzen, P. J. (2003): A scientific note on small hive beetle (Aethina tumida) oviposition and behaviour during European (Apis mellifera) honey bee clustering and absconding events. - Journal of Apicultural Research 42 (1-2): 47-48.
  53. Ellis, J. D. / Hepburn. H. R. / Delaplane, K. S. / Neumann, P. / Elzen, P. J. (2003): The effects of adult small hive beetles, Aethina tumida (Coleoptera: Nitidulidae), on nests and flight activity of Cape and European honey bees (Apis mellifera). - Apidologie 34: 399-408
  54. Ellis, J. D. / Hepburn, H. R. / Ellis, A. M. / Elzen, P. J. (2003): Social encapsulation of the small hive beetle (Aethina tumida Murray) by European honeybees (Apis mellifera L.) - Insectes Sociaux 50: 286-291.
  55. Ellis, J. D. / Hepburn, H. R. / Ellis, A. M. / Elzen, P. J. (2003): Prison construction and guarding behaviour by European honeybees is dependent on inmate small hive beetle density. - Naturwissenschaften 90: 382-384.
  56. Ellis, J. D. / Hepburn, H. R. / Elzen, P. J. (2004): Confinement of small hive beetles (Aethina tumidae) by Cape honeybees (Apis mellifera capensis). - Apidologie 35 (4): 389-396.
  57. Ellis, J. D. / Hepburn, H. R. / Elzen, P. J. (2004): Confinement Behaviour of Cape Honey Bees (Apis mellifery capensis Esch) in Relation to Population Densities of Small Hive Beetles (Aethina tumida Murray). - Journal of Insect Behavior 17 (6): 835-842.
  58. Ellis. J. D. / Hepburn, H. R. / Luckmann, B. / Elzen, P. J. (2004): The effectis of soil type, moisture, and density on pupation success of Aethina tumida (Coleoptera: Nitidulidae). - Environmental Entomology 33 (4): 794-798.
  59. Ellis, J. D. / Holland, A. J. / Hepburn, H. R. / Neumann, P. / Elzen, P. J. (2003): Cape (Apis mellifera capensis) and European (Apis mellifera) honey bee guard age and duration of guarding small hive beetles (Aethina tumida). - Journal of Apicultural Research 42 (3): 32-34.
  60. Ellis, J. D. / Munn, P. A. (2005): The worldwide health status of honey bees. - Bee World 86(4): 88-101 (invited review)
  61. Ellis, J. D. / Neumann, P. / Hepburn, H. R. / Elzen, P. J. (2002): Longevity and reproductive success of Aethina tumida (Coleoptera: Nitidulidae) fed different natural diets. - Journal of Economic Entomology 95(5): 902-907.
  62. Ellis, J. D. / Pirk, C. W. W. / Hepburn, H. R. / Elzen, P. J. (2002): Small hive beetles survive in honeybee prisons by behavioural mimicry. - Naturwissenschaften 89: 326-328.
  63. Ellis, J. D. / Richards, C. S. / Hepburn, H. R. / Elzen, P. J. (2003): Oviposition by small hive beetles elicits hygienic responses from Cape honeybees. - Naturwissenschaften 90(11): 532-535.
  64. Ellis. J. D. / Richards, C. S. / Hepburn, H. R. / Elzen, P. J. (2004): Hygienic behavior of Cape and European Apis mellifera (Hymenoptera: Apidae) toward Aethina tumida (Coleoptera: Nitidulidae) eggs oviposited in sealed bee brood. - Annals of the Entomological Society of America 97 (4): 860-864.
  65. Ellis, J. D. / Rong, I. H. / Hill, M. P. / Hepburn, H. R. / Elzen, P. J. (2004): The susceptibility of small hive beetle (Aethina tumida Murray) pupae to fungal pathogens. - American Bee Journal 144 (6): 486-488.
  66. Elzen, P. J. / Westervelt, D. / Causey, D. / Ellis, J. D. / Hepburn, R. / Neumann, P. (2002): Method of application of Tylosin, an antibiotic for American foulbrood control, with effects on small hive beetle (Coleoptera: Nitidulidae) populations. - Journal of Economic Entomology 95(6): 1119-1122
  67. Evans, J. D. / Spiewok, S. / Teixeira, E. W. / Neumann, P. (2008): Microsatellite loci for the small hive beetle, Aethina tumida, a nest parasite of honey bees, Molecular Ecology Ressources, in press. = [abstract]
  68. Fenoy, S. / Rueda, C., / Higes, M. / Martin-Hernandez, R. / del Aguila, C. (2009): High-level Resistance of Nosema ceranae, a Parasite of the Honeybee, to  Temperature and Desiccation. - Applied and Environmental Microbiology, vol. 75, No. 21, Nov. 2009, p. 6886-6889 = doi:10.1128/AEM.01025 09 [PDF]
  69. Fievet, J. / Tentcheva, D. / Gauthier, L. / Miranda, J. R. de / Cousserans, F. / Colin, M. E. / Bergoin, M. (2006): Localization of deformed wing virus infection in queen and drone Apis mellifera L. - Virol. J. 3, 16
  70. Forsgren, E. / Cassel-Lundhagen, A. / Imdorf, A. / Fries, I. (2005): Distribution of Melissococcus plutonius in honey bee colonies with and withouth symptoms of European foulbrood. - Microbial Ecology 50: 369-374.
  71. Forsgren, E. / Fries, I. (2005): Acidic-Benzoic Feed and Nosema Disease. - Journal of Apicultural Science 49: 23-29.
  72. Forsgren, E. / Miranda, J. R. de / Isaksson, M. / Wei, S. / Fries, I. (2009): Deformed wing virus associated with Tropilaelaps mercedesae infesting European honey bees (Apis mellifera). Exp. Appl. Acarol. 47, 87-97
  73. Forsgren, E. / Stevanovic, J. / Fries, I. (2008): Variability in germination and in temperature and storage resistance among Paenibacillus larvae genotypes. - Veterinary Microbiology 129: 342-349.
  74. Fries, I. / Lindström, A. / Korpela, S. (2006): Vertical transmission of American foulbrood (Paenibacillus larvae) in honey bees (Apis mellifera). - Veterinary Microbiology 114: 269-274. = [abstract]
  75. Fries, I. / Paxton, R. J. / Tengö, J. / Slemenda, S. B. / da Silva, A. J. / Pieniazek, N. J. (1999): Morphological and molecular characterization of Antonospora sciticae n. gen., n. sp. (Protozoa, Microsporidia) a parasite of the communal bee, Andrena scotica Perkins, 1916 (Hymenoptera, Andrenidae). - European Journal of Protistology 35: 183-193.
  76. Fries, I. / de Ruijter, A. / Paxton, R. J. / Silva, A. J. / Slemenda, S. B. / Pieniazek, N. J. (2001): Molecular characterization of Nosema bombi (Microsporidia: Nosematidae) and a note on its sites of infection in Bombus terrestris (Hymenoptera: Apoidea). - Journal of Apicultural Research 40: 91-96.
  77. Gallai, N. / Salles, J.-M. / Settele, J. / Vaissière, B. (2009): Economic valuation of the vulnerability of world agriculture confronted with pollinator decline. - Ecological Economics 68: 810-821. [HTML]
  78. Gao, Jie / Zhao, Guangyin / Yu, Yusheng / Liu, Fanglin: High Concentration of Nectar Quercetin Enhances Worker Resistance to Queen's Signals in Bee. In: J Chem Ecol (2010) 36:1241-1242 [PDF]
  79. Garrido, C. / Rosenkranz, P. / Paxton, R. J. / Goncalves, L. S. (2003): Temporal changes in Varroa destructor fertility and haplotype in Brazil. - Apidologie 34: 535-541.
  80. Gatien, P. / Currie, Robert W. (2003): Timing of acaracide treatments for control of low level populations of Varroa destructor (Acari: Varroidae) and implications for colony performance of honey bees. - Canadian Entomologist 135: 749-763.
  81. Genersch, E. / Forsgren, E. / Pentikäinen, J.  / Ashiralieva, A. / Rauch, S. / Kilwinski, J. / Fries, I. (2005): Reclassification of Paenibacillus larvae subsp. pulvifaciens and Paenibacillus larvae supsp. larvae as Penibacillus larvae without subspecies differentiation. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology 56: 501-511.
  82. Genersch, E. / Yue, C. / Fries, I. / Miranda, J. R. de (2006): Detection of deformed wing virus (DWV), a honey bee viral pathogen, in bumble bees (Bombus terrestris and Bombus pascuorum) with wing deformities. - J. Invertebr. Path. 91, 61-63
  83. Graaf, D. C. de / Alippi A. M. / Brown, M. / Evans J. D. / Feldlaufer, M. / Gregorc, A. / Hornitzky, M. / Pernal, S. F. / Schuch, D. M. T. / Titera, D. / Tomkies, V. / Ritter, W. (2006): Diagnosis of American foulbrood in honey bees: a synthesis and proposed analytical protocols. - Applied Microbiology  43, 583-590. = [abstract]
  84. Grabensteiner, E. / Bakonyi, T. / Ritter, W. / Pechhacker, H. / Nowotny, N. ( 2007): Development of a multiplex RT-PCR for the simultaneous detection of three viruses of the honeybee (Apis mellifera L.): acute bee paralysis virus, Black queen cell virus and Sacbrood virus. - Journal of Invertebrate Pathology 94, 222-225. = [abstract]
    Haddad, N. / Brake, M. / Miranda, J. R. de / Bataena, A. (2008): Discovery of Apis florea in Aqaba, Jordan. - J. Apic. Res. 47, 172-173
  85. Haddad, N. / Brake, M. / Miranda, J. R. de / Migdadi, H. (2008): First detection of honey bee viruses in Jordan by RT-PCR. - Jord. J. Agric. 4, 242-247
  86. Haubruge, E., Nguyen, B. K., Widart, J., Thomé, J. P., Fickers, P., Depauw, E., 2006. Le dépérissement de l'abeille domestique, Apis mellifera L., 1758 (Hymenoptera: Apidae): faits et causes probables. Notes fauniques de Gembloux. 59, 3-21.
  87. Higes, M. / Garcia-Palencia, P. / Martin-Hernandez, R. / Meana, A. (2007): Experimental infection of Apis mellifera with Nosema ceranae (Microsporidia). Journal of Invertebrate Pathology, 94, 211-217. = [abstract] [PDF] [HTML]
  88. Honeybee Genome Sequencing Consortium (2006): Insights into social insects from the genome of the honeybee Apis mellifera. Nature 443: 931-949 = [abstract] [PDF] [PDF suppl.]
  89. Johnson, Renée: Recent Honey Bee Colony Declines = CRS Report for Congress, August 14, 2007. = [PDF]
  90. Kezic, Nikola / Kovacevic, A. / Sulimanovic, D. (1989): The value of a single Apitol application in controlling varroa disease in winter. - Veterinarski Arhiv 59 (1989) 1: 9-16.
  91. Kezic, Nikola / Lulic, D. / Sulimanovic, Duro (1992): Induction of mixed function oxidase activity in honey bee as a bioassay for detection of environmental xenobiotics. - Apidologie 23 (1992) 3: 217-223.
  92. Kezic, Nikola / Pechhacker, Hermann / Poklukar, Janez / Bubalo, Dragan / Drazic, Marica / Ruttner, Franz (1994): Comparison of brood and pollen amount and productivity of 3 strains of Apis mellifera carnica. - Apidologie 2 5(1994) 5: 485-487.
  93. Kievits, Janine: Bee gone - Colony Collapse Disorder. - In: Pesticides News 76, June 2007, pp. 3-5. =[PDF]
  94. Klee, J. / Besana, A. M. / Genersch, E. / Gisder, S. / Nanetti, A. / Tam, D. Q. / Chinh, T. X. / Puerta, F. / Ruz, J. M. / Kryger, Per / Message, D. / Hatjina, F. / Korpela, S. / Fries I. / Paxton, R. J. (2007): Widespread dispersal of the microsporidian Nosema ceranae, an emergent pathogen of the western honey bee, Apis mellifera. Journal of Invertebrate Pathology 96: 1-10 = [abstract] [PDF].
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