Beneficial nematodes: a potential threat to honey bees?

publication date: Apr 27, 2009
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Bee World  Vol.84 (3) 2003 pp.  125 - 129
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Article TitleBeneficial nematodes: a potential threat to honey bees?
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KRYSTYNA ZÓLTOWSKA, ZBIGNIEW LIPIN ´ SKI AND ELzBIETA LOPIEN ´ SKA

 

Abstract

Very few nematode species are honey bee parasites.16 There are no records of nematodes that live freely in bee colonies and attack the honey bees therein.17 Those that have been found in forager bees are usually nematodes of the Mermithidae family.15

 

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