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  1. Scientific Studies / CCD / Neonics
    Population Genetics of Nosema apis and Nosema ceranae: One Host (Apis mellifera) and Two Different Histories Two microsporidians are known to infect honey bees: Nosema apis and Nosema ceranae. Whereas population genetics data for the latter have been released in the last few years, such...
  2. Scientific Studies / CCD / Neonics
    Parallel Epigenomic and Transcriptomic Responses to Viral Infection in Honey Bees (Apis mellifera) Populations of honey bees are declining throughout the world, with US beekeepers losing 30% of their colonies each winter. Though multiple factors are driving these colony losses, it is...
  3. Diseases and Pests
    Comprehensive Bee Pathogen Screening in Belgium Reveals Crithidia mellificae as a New Contributory Factor to Winter Mortality a comprehensive bee pathogen screening in Belgium covering 363 bee colonies that were screened for 18 known disease-causing pathogens and correlate their incidence in...
  4. Diseases and Pests
    Nosema ceranae Escapes Fumagillin Control in Honey Bees Fumagillin is the only antibiotic approved for control of nosema disease in honey bees and has been extensively used in United States apiculture for more than 50 years for control of Nosema apis. It is toxic to mammals and must be applied...
  5. Diseases and Pests
    Physiological and Behavioral Changes in Honey Bees (Apis mellifera) Induced by Nosema ceranae Infection Infection with the microsporidian, Nosema apis, has been shown to advance behavioral maturation in workers. Nosema ceranae had a negative effect on lifespan (z = 3.97, n = 363, p<0.0001...
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