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  1. Scientific Studies / CCD / Neonics
    Construction and Rescue of a Molecular Clone of Deformed Wing Virus (DWV) European honey bees are highly important in crop pollination, increasing the value of global agricultural production by billions of dollars. Current knowledge about virulence and pathogenicity of Deformed wing virus...
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    Infectivity of DWV Associated to Flower Pollen: Experimental Evidence of a Horizontal Transmission Route Deformed wing virus (DWV) is a honeybee pathogen whose presence is generally associated with infestation of the colony by the mite Varroa destructor, leading to the onset of infections...
  3. Diseases and Pests
    Parasite Pressures on Feral Honey Bees (Apis mellifera sp.) Feral honey bee populations have been reported to be in decline due to the spread of Varroa destructor, an ectoparasitic mite that when left uncontrolled leads to virus build-up and colony death. While pests and diseases are known...
  4. Diseases and Pests
    A Virulent Strain of Deformed Wing Virus (DWV) of Honeybees (Apis mellifera) Prevails after Varroa destructor-Mediated, or In Vitro, Transmission The globally distributed ectoparasite Varroa destructor is a vector for viral pathogens of the Western honeybee (Apis mellifera), in particular the...
  5. Bee Forum
    DETERMINING LOW LEVELS OF AFRICANIZATION IN UNMANAGED HONEY BEE COLONIES USING THREE DIAGNOSTIC TECHNIQUES by Katherine Darger A thesis submitted to the Faculty of the University of Delaware in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Science in Entomology Spring 2013...
  6. Bee Forum
    3.1.1.2. Wing venation pattern analysis Particular discrepancies exist in the measurement and analysis of wing venation, whose pattern variation is of specific interest in insect taxonomy in general. Due to their key role and the current interest, they are discussed here in greater depth. At...
  7. Diseases and Pests
    Sequence Recombination and Conservation of Varroa destructor Virus-1 and Deformed Wing Virus in Field Collected Honey Bees (Apis mellifera) In areas where V. destructor is established, virus recombination occurs and chimeric viruses between DWV and the Varroa destructor virus-1 (VDV1) [8-10]...
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