Vol 47 Issue 2 2008

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Comparison of microsatellite DNA diversity among commercial queen breeder stocks of Italian honey bees in the United States and Italy

Lelania Bourgeois, Allen Sylvester, Robert Danka and Thomas Rinderer


Effect of bumble bee pollination on greenhouse strawberry production

Maria Dimou, Smaragda Taraza, Andreas Thrasyvoulou, and Miltiadis Vasilakakis 4799 

Chemometric tools for the characterisation of honey produced in La Pampa, Argentina, from their elemental content, using inductively coupled plasma optical emission spectrometry (ICP-OES)

 José M Camiña, Miguel A Cantarelli, Valeria A Lozano. María S Boeris, María E Irimia, Raúl A Gil and Eduardo J Marchevsky 47 102

Indoor winter fumigation with formic acid does not have a long term impact on honey bee (Hymenoptera: Apidae) queen performance

Robyn M Underwood and Robert W Currie472 108

Maximizing the efficacy of a thymol based product against the mite Varroa destructor by increasing the air space in the hive

Marco Lodesani and Cecilia Costa472113

Weight at emergence of honey bee (Apis mellifera caucasica)queens and its effect on live weights at the pre and post mating periods

Yasin Kahya, H Vasfi Gençer, and Jerzy Woyke  47 118

Suppression of growth rate of colony-associated fungi by high fructose corn syrup feeding supplement, formic acid and oxalic acid

 Jay A Yoder, Brady S Christensen, Travis J Croxall, Justin L Tank and Diana Sammataro472 126

Inhibitory activity of monofloral and multifloral honeys against bacterial pathogens.

Joan J. Gallardo-Chacón, Montserrat Caselles, Maria Izquierdo and Núria Rius.47 131

Testing of the isolation of the Rog-Ponikve mating stationfor Carniolan (Apis mellifera carnica) honey bee queens

Aleš Gregorc, Vesna Lokar, Maja Ivana Smodiš Škerl.472137

Development of honey bee colonies initiated from package bees on the northern Great Plains of North America

J Lloyd Harris472141

Implementation of quality control and biosafety measurements in the diagnosis of honey bee diseases   

Dirk C de Graaf, Marleen Brunain and Frans J Jacobs472151 

Pollen composition and standardisation of analytical methods

Maria G R Campos, Stefan Bogdanov, Ligia Bicudo de Almeida-Muradian, Teresa Szczesna, Yanina Mancebo, Christian Frigerio and Francisco Ferreira472154

Bee pollination of crop plants under environmental conditions unique to enlosures

 Arnon Dag47 162 

Detection of promoter activity in honey bee (Apis mellifera) embryos by dual luciferase assay.

Jun-ichi Takahashi, Yuuki Kato, Masami Sasaki, Mitsuo Matsuka, Isamu Shimizu.472166
Plants for bees:-Cerasus cerasoides. Xia Dong, Jiangqiang Lan, Lizhen Zhou, Yanping Chen, Liu Shigui472168

Chalkbrood (Ascosphaera apis) infection and fungal agents of honey bees in North-West Turkey.

A. Ebru Borum, Mihriban Ulgen.
Discovery of Apis florea in Aqaba, Jordan.Nizar Haddad, Joachim R. de Miranda, Ahmed Bataena472172

Hornet predation risk: apperception and response by honey bees

Jianjun Li, Ken Tan, Shaoyu He472174
IBRA NewsIBRA472177
Obituary:Norberto MilaniF Nazzi and F Frilli472179