Re: Best Varroa Resistant Breed
It is at least two genes involved, partial email from last winter:
Originally Posted by NHbeek
You are also forgetting drones are contributing genetics to the mix. This isn't one mother and one father situation. I also believe we are looking at something obviously co-dominate, but that is just my gut feeling here, I have seen others with fancy letters behind their name suggest the same.
<snip>.... I think that there may be as few as two genes involved in VSH
, and this varroa-resistant trait can be added to any bee population...<snip>[/QUOTE}
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