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  1. Thread: VSH Breeding?

    by JWH
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    Re: VSH Breeding?

    Yes, I know that John is still breeding, and he is being very careful about brood quality. I will do the same as I breed here.

    I also wanted to comment on Joe Latshaw's point about too much...
  2. Thread: VSH Breeding?

    by JWH
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    Re: VSH Breeding?

    Dear Whitetail,

    I am glad to hear of your apparent success of incorporating VSH into useful bees. Although Dr. John Harbo had initiated work to breed out poor brood quality in VSH lines, I did...
  3. Thread: VSH Breeding?

    by JWH
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    Re: VSH Breeding?

    Hello Joe,

    I do think that VSH can be made more useful, but the question of stability is interesting. I see it as stable as any other selected trait -- when selection is released, the trait will...
  4. Thread: new to forum

    by JWH
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    new to forum

    I have been a voyeur of this forum for many years, and I have finally become an active poster today.:)
  5. Thread: VSH Breeding?

    by JWH
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    Re: VSH Breeding?

    In the past, Tom Glenn obtained breeding material from the USDA program in Baton Rouge, and he maintained crosses of VSH without having to select for the VSH behavior. He sold the breeders, and many...
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