Mari H. Ogihara, PhD, is a researcher of the institute of Livestock and Grassland Science, NARO in Japan. Her areas of research interest are physiology of Varroa mites and honeybees, interaction between Varroa mites and honeybees. In addition, she is working on nationwide surveillances of Varroa damage in the Japanese apiaries to understand actual situation of Japanese apiaries. Dr. Ogihara majored in physiology of Acari and received bachelor’s degree, master’s degree, and PhD in agriculture from Tsukuba University, in 2004, 2006, and 2009, respectively. She worked at Tsukuba University as a JSPS research fellow (tick physiology) and worked at Tokyo University as a post-doc and a JSPS research fellow (insect physiology).
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Institute of Livestock and Grassland Science, National Agriculture and Food research Organization
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