Closed population honeybee breeding

publication date: Jul 8, 2011
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Bee World Vol.66 (2) 1985 pp. 63-72
Article Title

Closed population honeybee breeding

Author(s)

Robert E. Page, Jr And Harry H. Laidlaw, Jr

Abstract

This article reviews methods of honeybee breeding and outlines how the genetics of sex determination in the honeybee have affected the success of breeding programmes. Recent computer simulations of bee-breeding are described.

Keywordsgenetics, honeybee, bredding, sex determination
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