The potential for using male selection in breeding honey bees resistant to Varroa destructor

publication date: Apr 27, 2009
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Bee World  Vol.84 (4) 2003 pp.  155 - 165
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Article TitleThe potential for using male selection in breeding honey bees resistant to Varroa destructor
Author(s)

SARAH E JANDRICIC AND GARD OTIS

 

Abstract

This article summarizes the effects of varroa on drones, and explores the potential powerful role of male gamete selection in the breeding of mite-resistant bees.

 

Keywordsbee breeding, drones, Varroa destructor
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