Scientific Publications


Scientific Publications

 

 

2016

 

Büchler Ralph, Uzunov Aleksandar (2016). Selecting for varroa in German honey bees. Bee World, 93:2, 49-52, DOI: 10.1080/0005772X.2016.1252178

 

Muñoz, I.; Henriques, D.; Jara, L.; Johnston, J. S.; Chávez-Galarza, J.; De La Rúa, P.; Pinto, M. A. 2016. SNPs selected by information content outperform randomly selected microsatellite loci for delineating genetic identification and introgression in the endangered dark European honeybee (Apis mellifera mellifera). Mol Ecol Resour. Accepted Author Manuscript. doi:10.1111/1755-0998.12637

 

Parejo M, Wragg D, Gauthier L, Vignal A, Neumann P and Neuditschko M (2016) Using Whole-Genome Sequence Information to Foster Conservation Efforts for the European Dark Honey Bee, Apis mellifera mellifera. Front. Ecol. Evol. 4:140. doi: 10.3389/fevo.2016.00140 

 

Rangel J.; Giresi M.; Pinto M.A.; Baum K.A.; Rubink W.L.; Coulson R.N.; Johnston J.S. 2016. Africanization of a feral honey bee (Apis mellifera) population in South Texas: does a decade make a difference? Ecology and Evolution. 6(7): 2158–2169. Doi:10.1002/ece3.1974.

 

 

2015

 

Chávez-Galarza, J.; Henriques, D.; Johnston, J.C.; Patton, J.C.; Rufino J.; Carneiro M.; Pinto, M.A. 2015. Revisiting the Iberian honey bee contact zone: maternal and genome-wide nuclear variation provide support for secondary contact from historical refugia in Iberian honey bees (Apis mellifera iberiensis). Mol. Ecol. 24, 2973–2992. DOI:10.1111/mec.13223.

 

Meixner M, Büchler R,  Costa C,  Andonov S,  Bienkowska M, Bouga M, Hatjina F,  Ivanova E, Kezic N, Kryger P, Le Conte Y, Panasiuk B, Petrov P, Ruottinen L, Uzunov A, Wilde J (2015). Looking for the Best Bee- An Experiment about Interactions Between Origin and Environment of Honey Bee Strains in Europe. American Bee Journal Nov. 2015. p. 663-666

 

Muñoz I.; Henriques D.; Johnston J.S.; Chávez-Galarza J.; Kryger P.; Pinto M.A. 2015. Reduced SNP Panels for Genetic Identification and Introgression Analysis in the Dark Honey Bee (Apis mellifera mellifera). PLoS ONE 10(4): e01243,65. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0124365.

 

 

2014

 

Amiri E, Meixner M, Büchler R, Kryger P (2014) Chronic Bee Paralysis Virus in Honeybee Queens: Evaluating Susceptibility and Infection Routes. Viruses 6(3), 1188-1201

 

Blanchard P, Guillot S, Antùnez K, Köglberger H, Kryger P, De Miranda JR, Franco S, Chauzat M-P, Thiéry R, Ribière M (2014) Development and validation of a real-time two-step RT-qPCR TaqMan® assay for quantitation of Sacbrood virus (SBV) and its application to a field survey of symptomatic honey bee colonies. Journal of Virological Methods 197: 7-13

 

Büchler Ralph, Cecilia Costa, Fani Hatjina, Sreten Andonov, Marina D Meixner, Yves Le Conte, Aleksandar Uzunov, Stefan Berg, Malgorzata Bienkowska, Maria Bouga, Maja Drazic, Winfried Dyrba, Per Kryger, Beata Panasiuk, Hermann Pechhacker, Plamen Petrov, Nikola Kezić, Seppo Korpela and Jerzy Wilde (2014) The influence of genetic origin and its interaction with environmental effects on the survival of Apis mellifera L. colonies in Europe. Journal of Apicultural Research 53(2):205-214. DOI 10.3896/IBRA.1.53.2.03

 

Charistos L., F. Hatjina, M. Bouga, M. Mladenovic, A-D. Maistros (2014) Morphological discrimination of Greek Honey Bee populations based on Geometric Morphometrics analysis of wing shape. Journal of Apicultural Science 58(1): 75-84. DOI: 10.2478/JAS-2014-0007

 

Dražić M.; Filipi, J.; Prđun, S.; Bubalo, D.; Špehar, M.; Cvitković, D.; Kezić, D.; Pechhacker, H.; Kezić, N. (2014) Colony development of two Carniolan genotypes (Apis mellifera carnica) in relation to environment. Journal of Apicultural Research 53(2):261-268.

 

Francis Roy M,  Per Kryger, Marina Meixner, Maria Bouga, Evgeniya Ivanova, Sreten Andonov, Stefan Berg, Malgorzata Bienkowska, Ralph Büchler, Leonidas Charistos, Cecilia Costa, Winfried Dyrba, Fani Hatjina, Beata Panasiuk, Hermann Pechhacker, Nikola Kezić, Seppo Korpela, Yves Le Conte, Aleksandar Uzunov and Jerzy Wilde (2014 a)  The genetic origin of honey bee colonies used in the COLOSS Genotype-Environment Interactions. Experiment: a comparison of methods. Journal of Apicultural Research 53(2): 188-204 (2014 a). DOI: 10.3896/IBRA.1.53.2.02

 

Francis Roy M,  Per Kryger, Marina Meixner, Maria Bouga, Evgeniya Ivanova, Sreten Andonov, Stefan Berg, Malgorzata Bienkowska, Ralph Büchler, Leonidas Charistos, Cecilia Costa, Winfried Dyrba, Fani Hatjina, Beata Panasiuk, Hermann Pechhacker, Nikola Kezić, Seppo Korpela, Yves Le Conte, Aleksandar Uzunov and Jerzy Wilde (2014b). The genetic origin of honey bee colonies used in the COLOSS Genotype-Environment Interactions. Experiment: a comparison of methods. Journal of Apicultural Research 53(2). Online supplementary material

 

Francis Roy M, Esmaeil Amiri, Marina D Meixner, Per Kryger, Anna Gajda, Sreten Andonov, Aleksandar Uzunov, Grazyna Topolska, Leonidas Charistos, Cecilia Costa, Stefan Berg, Malgorzata Bienkowska, Maria Bouga, Ralph Büchler, Winfried Dyrba, Fani Hatjina, Evgeniya Ivanova, Nikola Kezic, Seppo Korpela, Yves Le Conte, Beata Panasiuk, Hermann Pechhacker, George Tsoktouridis and Jerzy Wilde (2014) Effect of genotype and environment on parasite and pathogen levels in one apiary - a case study. Journal of Apicultural Research 53(2): 230-232 DOI 10.3896/IBRA.1.53.2.14

 

Gerula D., Węgrzynowicz P., Panasiuk B, Bienkowska M., Skowronek W. (2014) Performance of bee colonies headed by queens instrumentally inseminated with semen of drones who come from a single colony or many colonies. Journal of Apicultural Science 58(2):87-97. DOI: 10.2478/JAS-2014-0025

 

Gerula D., Oleksa A., Bienkowska M., Panasiuk B., Węgrzynowicz P. (2014). Morphometric study of bees In Poland. Interpretation of morphometric data using microsatellite DNA markers. In proceedings of 6th European Conference of Apidology, September 9-12, 2014, Murcia, Spain: 173

 

Hatjina Fani, Cecilia Costa, Ralph Büchler, Aleksandar Uzunov, Maja Drazic, Janja Filipi, Leonidas Charistos, Lauri Ruottinen, Sreten Andonov, Marina D Meixner, Malgorzata Bienkowska, Gerula Dariusz, Beata Panasiuk, Yves Le Conte, Jerzy Wilde, Stefan Berg, Maria Bouga, Winfried Dyrba, Hrisula Kiprijanovska, Seppo Korpela, Per Kryger, Marco Lodesani , Hermann Pechhacker, Plamen Petrov and Nikola Kezic (2014)  Population dynamics of European honey bee genotypes under different environmental conditions. Journal of Apicultural Research 53(2): 233-247 DOI 10.3896/IBRA.1.53.2.05

 

Hatjina Fani, Malgorzata Bieńkowska, Leonidas Charistos, Robert Chlebo, Cecilia Costa, Marica M Dražić, Janja Filipi, Aleš Gregorc, Evgeniya N Ivanova, Nikola Kezić, Jan Kopernicky, Per Kryger, Marco Lodesani, Vesna Lokar, Mica Mladenovic, Beata Panasiuk, Plamen  Petrov, Slađan Rašić, Maja I Smodis Sker, Flemming Vejsnæs and Jerzy Wilde (2014)  A review of methods used in some European countries for assessing the quality of honey bee queens through their physical characters and the performance of their colonies. Journal of Apicultural Research 53(3): 337-363 DOI 10.3896/IBRA.1.53.3.02

 

Huang, Q, Lattorff, HMG, Kryger P, Le Conte Y, Moritz RFA (2014) A selective sweep in a microsporidian parasite Nosema tolerant honeybee population, Apis mellifera. Animal Genetics 45(2): 267-273

 

Huang Q, Kryger P, Le Conte Y, Lattorff HMG, Kraus FB, Moritz RFA (2014) Four quantitative trait loci associated with low Nosema ceranae (Microsporidia) spore load in the honeybee Apis mellifera. Apidologie 45(2): 248-256

 

Nedić, N.; Francis, R.M.; Stanisavljević, Lj.; Pihler, I.; Kezić, N.; Bendixen, C.; Kryger, P. (2014)  Detecting population admixture in honey bees of Serbia.  Journal of Apicultural Research. 53 2; 303-313

 

Meixner Marina D, Ralph Büchler, Cecilia Costa, Roy M Francis, Fani Hatjina, Per Kryger, Aleksandar Uzunov and Norman L Carreck (2014). Editorial: Honey bee genotypes and the environment. Journal of Apicultural Research 53(2): 183-187 DOI: 10.3896/IBRA.1.53.2.01

 

Meixner Marina Doris, Roy Mathew Francis, Anna Gajda, Per Kryger, Sreten Andonov, Aleksandar Uzunov, Grażyna Topolska, Cecilia Costa, Esmaeil Amiri, Stefan Berg, Malgorzata Bienkowska, Maria Bouga, Ralph Büchler, Winfried Dyrba, Kalinka Gurgulova, Fani Hatjina, Evgeniya Ivanova, Mateja Janes Nikola Kezic, Seppo Korpela, Yves Le Conte, Beata Panasiuk, Hermann Pechhacker, George Tsoktouridis, Giacomo Vaccari and Jerzy Wilde (2014) Occurrence of parasites and pathogens in honey bee colonies used in a European genotype-environment interactions experiment Journal of Apicultural Research 53(2): 215-229 DOI 10.3896/IBRA.1.53.2.04.

 

Muñoz, I.; Dall’ Olio, R.; Lodesani , M; De la Rúa, P. (2014) Estimating introgression in Apis mellifera siciliana populations: are the conservation islands really effective? Insect Conservation and Diversity 7(6):  563–571. DOI: 10.1111/icad.12092

 

Muñoz, I.; Pinto; M.A.; De la Rúa, P. (2014). Effects of queen importation on the genetic diversity of island honeybee populations (Apis mellifera linneaus 1758). Journal of Apicultural Research: 53 (2): 296-302. DOI 10.3896/IBRA.1.53.2.11.

 

Muñoz, I.; Cepero, A; Pinto, M.A.; Martín-Hernández, R.; Higes, M.; De la Rúa, P. (2014). Changes in Nosema incidence associated with honey bee queen introductions. Infection, Genetics and Evolution: 23, 161–168. Doi.org/10.1016/j.meegid.2014.02.008.

 

Pinto, M.A.; Henriques, D.; Chávez-Galarza, J.; Kryger, P.; Garnery, L.; van der Zee, R.; Dahle, B.; Soland-Reckeweg, G.; De la Rúa, P.; Dall’ Olio, R.; Carreck; N.L.; Johnston, J.S. (2014). Genetic integrity of the dark honey bee (Apis mellifera mellifera) from protected populations: a genome-wide assessment using SNPs and mtDNA sequence data. Journal of Apicultural Research: 53(2): 269 -278. DOI 10.3896/IBRA.1.53.2.08.

 

Panasiuk Beata, Bieńkowska Małgorzata, Gerula Dariusz, Węgrzynowicz Paweł (2014). Susceptibility of bee larvae to chalkbrood in relation to hygienic behaviour of worker bees in colonies of chosen races of honeybee (Apis mellifera). Journal of Apicultural Science 58(1): 119-126. DOI: 10.2478/JAS- 2014-0012 

 

Toufailia HMA, Amiri E, Scandian L, Kryger P, Ratnieks FLW (2014) Towards integrated control of varroa: effect of variation in hygienic behaviour among honey bee colonies on mite population increase and deformed wing virus incidence. Journal of Apicultural Research & Bee World 53 (5), 555-562

 

Uzunov Aleksandar, Cecilia Costa, Beata Panasiuk, Marina Meixner, Per Kryger, Fani Hatjina, Maria Bouga, Sreten Andonov, Malgorzata Bienkowska, Yves Le Conte, Jerzy Wilde, Dariusz Gerula, Hrisula Kiprijanovska, Janja Filipi, Plamen Petrov, Lauri Ruottinen, Hermann Pechhacker, Stefan Berg, Winfried Dyrba, Evgeniya Ivanova, Ralph Büchler (2014a) Swarming, defensive and hygienic behaviour in honey bee colonies of different genetic origin in a pan-European experiment. Journal of Apicultural Research 53(2): 248-260 DOI 10.3896/IBRA.1.53.2.06

 

Uzunov A., Meixner M. D., Kiprijanovska H., Andonov S., Gregorc A., Ivanova E., Bouga M., Dobi P., Buchler R., Francis R., Kryger P. (2014b) Genetic structure of Apis mellifera macedonica in the Balkan Peninsula based on microsatellite DNA polymorphism. Journal of Apicultural Research 53(2): 288-295. http://dx.doi.org/10.3896/IBRA.1.53.2.10

 

van der Zee R., Brodschneider, R.; Brusbardis, V;  Charrière, J.D.; Chlebo, R.; Coffey, M. F.; Dahle, B.; Drazic, M.M.; Kauko, L.; Kretavicius, J.; Kristiansen, P.; Mutinelli, F.; Otten, C.; Peterson, M.; Raudmets, A.; Santrac, V.; Seppälä, A.; Soroker, V.; Topolska, G.; Vejsnæs, F.; Gray, A. (2014) Results of international standardised beekeeper surveys of colony losses for winter 2012-2013: analysis of winter loss rates and mixed effects modelling of risk factors for winter loss. Journal of Apicultural Research 53(1):19-334.

 

Węgrzynowicz Paweł, Gerula Dariusz, Bieńkowska Małgorzata, Panasiuk Beata (2014) Causes and scale of winter flights in honey bee (Apis mellifera  carnica) colonies. Journal of Apicultural Science 58(1): 135-143. DOI: 10.2478/JAS-2014-0014 

 

2013

 

Büchler, R; Andonov, S; Bienefeld, K; Costa, C.; Hatjina, F; Kezic, N; Kryger, P; Spivak, M; Uzunov, A; Wilde, J Queen rearing and selection.  In: Dietemann, V; Ellis, J D; Neumann, P (Eds) (2013) The COLOSS BEEBOOK: standard methods for Apis mellifera research. Journal of Apicultural Research

 

Carreck Norman L, Michael Andree, Colin S Brent, Diana Cox-Foster, Harry A Dade, James D Ellis, Fani Hatjina and Dennis vanEnglesdorp (2013). Standard methods for Apis mellifera anatomy and dissection. In V Dietemann; J D Ellis; P Neumann (Eds) The COLOSS BEEBOOK, Volume I: standard methods for Apis mellifera research. Journal of Apicultural Research 52(4): http://dx.doi.org/10.3896/IBRA.1.52.4.03

 

Chahbar N, Muñoz I., Dall’Olio R., De La Rúa P., Serrano J., Doumandji S. (201)3. “Population structure of North African honey bees is influenced by both biological and anthropogenic factors.” Journal of Insect Conservation 17:385–392 (DOI: 10.1007/s10841-012-9520-1)

 

Chávez-Galarza, J.; Henriques, D.; Johnston, J.S.; Azevedo, J.C.; Patton, J.C.; Muñoz, I.; De la Rúa, P.; Pinto, M.A. (2013). Signatures of selection in the Iberian honey bee (Apis mellifera iberiensis) revealed by a genome scan analysis of single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs). Molecular Ecology: 22, 5890–5907. DOI: 10.1111/mec.12537.

 

Costa C., Lodesani M., Bienefeld K. (2012) Differences in colony phenotypes across different origins and locations: evidence for genotype by environment interactions in the Italian honeybee (Apis mellifera ligustica)?. Apidologie, 43 (6): 634-642. DOI: 10.1007/s13592-012-0138-9

 

Evans, J.D.; Schwarz, R.; Chen, Y.P.; Budge, G.; Cornman, R. S.; De la Rúa, P.; Miranda, J.R.; Foret, S.; Foster, L.; Gauthier, L.; Genersch, E.; Gisder, S.; Jarosch, A.; Kucharski, R.; Lopez, D.; Lun, C.M.; Moritz, R.F.A.; Maleszka, R.; Muñoz, I.; Pinto, M.A. (2013). Standard methods for molecular research in Apis mellifera. Journal of Apicultural Research 52 (4). DOI 10.3896/IBRA.1.52.4.11

 

Francis RM, Nielsen SL, Kryger Per (2013) Varroa-Virus interaction in collapsing honey bee colonies. PloSOne 8 (3) e57540 

 

Francis RM, Nielsen SL, Kryger Per (2013) Patterns of viral infection in honey bee queens. Journal of General Virology 94:668-676

 

Gerula D,. Węgrzynowicz P., Panasiuk B., Bienkowska M. (2013)- Changes in wing morphology as an indicator of inbreeding in honey bee. In proceedings of the XXXXIII International Apicultural Congress 29 September-04 October 2013 Kyiv, Ukraine. Published on CD.

 

Human Hannelie, Robert Brodschneider, Vincent Dietemann, Galen Dively, James D Ellis, Eva Forsgren, Ingemar Fries, Fani Hatjina, Fu-Liang Hu, Rodolfo Jaffé, Annette Bruun Jensen, Angela Köhler, Joseph Magyar, Asli Özikrim, Christian W W Pirk, Robyn Rose, Ursula Strauss, Gina Tanner, David R Tarpy, Jozef J M van der Steen, Anthony Vaudo, Fleming Vejsnæs, Jerzy Wilde, Geoffrey R Williams, and Huo-Qing Zheng (2013). Miscellaneous standard methods for Apis mellifera research. In V Dietemann; J D Ellis; P Neumann (Eds) The COLOSS BEEBOOK, Volume I: standard methods for Apis mellifera research. Journal of Apicultural Research 52(4): http://dx.doi.org/10.3896/IBRA.1.52.4.10

 

MEIXNER, M D; PINTO, M A; BOUGA, M; KRYGER, P; IVANOVA, E; FUCHS, S (2013) Standard methods for characterising subspecies and ecotypes of Apis mellifera. In V Dietemann; J D Ellis; P Neumann (Eds) The COLOSS BEEBOOK, Volume I: standard methods for Apis mellifera research. Journal of Apicultural Research 51(5).

 

Meixner, M.D.; Pinto, M.A.; Bouga, M.; Kryger, P.; Ivanova, E.; Fuchs, S. 2013. Standard methods for characterizing subspecies and ecotypes of Apis mellifera. Journal of Apicultural Research 52 (4). DOI 10.3896/IBRA.1.52.4.05

 

Muñoz, I.; Pinto, M.A.; De la Rúa, P. 2013. Temporal changes in mitochondrial diversity highlights contrasting population events in Macaronesian honey bees. Apidologie 44:295–305 DOI: 10.1007/s13592-012-0179-0.

 

Oleksa A., Wilde J., Tofilski A., Chybicki I. J. (2013). Partial reproductive isolation between European subspecies of honey bees. Apidologie 44:611-619.

 

Oleksa A., Gawroński R., Tofilski A. (2013). Rural avenues as a refuge for feral honey bee population. Journal of Insect Conservation 17:465-472.

 

Papachristoforou A, Rortais A., Bouga M., Arnold G., Garnery L. (2013) Genetic characterization of the Cyprian honey bee (Apis mellifera cypria ) based on microsatellites and mitochondrial DNA polymorphisms. Journal of Apiculture Science 57(2):127-13.5

 

Pinto, M.A.; Henriques D.; Neto, M.; Guedes, H.; Muñoz, I.; Azevedo, J.C.; De la Rúa, P. (2013). Maternal diversity patterns of Ibero-Atlantic populations reveal further complexity of Iberian honey bees. Apidologie, 44:430–439. DOI:10.1007/s13592-013-0192-y.

 

Tofilski A., Oleksa A. (2013). There are still bee trees in Europe. Bee World 90:18-19.

 

2012

 

Bieńkowska M., Panasiuk B., Węgrzynowicz P., Gerula D. (2012) - Effect of different carbon dioxide gas concentration used during the insemination of honey bee queens on starting oviposition. Journal of Apicultural Science 56(1) :125-135; DOI: 10.2478/v10289-012-0017-7

 

Büchler R, Berg S, Bienkowska M, Panasiuk B, Le Conte Y, Costa C, Dyrba W, Bouga M, Hatjina F, Charistos L, Petrov P, Ivanova EN, Kezić N, Korpela S, Kryger P, Pechhacker H, Uzunov A, Wilde J (2012) Effects of genotype and environmental factors on the survival of European honeybee colonies. In Proceedings of EURBEE 5, 5th European conference of Apidologie, 3-7 September 2012, Halle an der Saale, Germany,  p.  118.

 

Cecilia Costa, Ralph Büchler, Stefan Berg; Malgorzata Bienkowska, Maria Bouga, Dragan Bubalo, Leonidas Charistos, Yves Le Conte, Maja Drazic, Winfried Dyrba, Janja Fillipi, Fani Hatjina, Evgeniya Ivanova, Nikola Kezic, Hirsula Kiprjanovska, Michalis Kokinis, Seppo Korpela, Per Kryger, Marco Lodesani, Marina Meixner, Beata Panasiuk, Hermann Pechhacker, Plamen Petrov, Eugenia Oliveri, Lauri Ruottinen, Aleksandar Uzunov, Giacomo Vaccari, Jerzy Wilde  (2012) A Europe-wide experiment for assessing the impact of genotype-environment interactions on the vitality and performance of honey bee colonies: Experimental design and trait evaluation Journal of Apicultural Science, 56(1), 147-158. DOI: 10.2478/v10289-012-0015-9.

 

Dall‘Olio R, Costa C, De la Rua P, Munoz I, Kryger P, Reale S, Oliveri E, Tesoriero D, Amodeo C, Lodesani M (2012) APESLOW: a collaborative project to save the autochthonous Sicilian  bee A. m. siciliana. In Proceedings of EURBEE 5, 5th European conference of Apidologie, 3-7 September 2012, Halle an der Saale, Germany,  p. 136.

 

Gerula D.,Bienkowska M., Panasiuk B. (2012)- Instrumental insemination of honey bee queens during flight activity predisposition period 2. Number of sperms in spermathecae. Journal of  Apicultural Science 56(1):159-167. DOI: 10.2478/v10289-012-0016-8

 

Gerula D., Oleksa A., Bieńkowska M., Panasiuk B. (2012). Using DNA microsatellite markers to explain the difficulty in distinguishing the caucasian bees from the carniolan bees based on wing venation. In proceedings of 5th Europena Conference of Apidology. September 3-7, 2012, Halle an der Saale, Germany: 249

 

Hatjina F. (2012) Greek Honey Bee Queen Quality Certification. Bee World, 89: 18-20

 

Huang Q, Kryger Per, Le Conte Y, Moritz RFA (2012) Survival and immune response of drones of a Nosemosis tolerant honey bee strain towards N. ceranae infections. Journal of Invertebrate Pathology 109: 297-302

 

Ivanova Evgeniya, Maria Bouga, Teodora Staykova, Mica Mladenovic, Sladjan Rasic, Leonidas Charistos, Fani Hatjina and Plamen Petrov (2012) The genetic variability of honey bees from the Southern Balkan Peninsula, based on alloenzymic data.Journal of Apicultural Research 51(4): 329-335 (2012). DOI 10.3896/IBRA.1.51.4.06

 

Ivanova, E., Staykova, T., Stoyanov, I., Petrov, P. (2012) Allozyme genetic polymorphism in Bulgarian honey bee (Apis mellifera L.) populations from the south-eastern part of the Rhodopes. Journal of BioScience and Biotechnology, 2012, 1 (1), 45–49.

 

Ivanova E., Bienkowska M., Panasiuk B., Wilde J., Staykova T., Stoyanov I. (2012) - Allozyme Variability in Populations ofA.mellifera mellifera (Linnaeus 1758.), A.m.carnica  (Pollman, 1879) and A.m caucasica (Gorbchev, 1916) from Poland. Acta Zoologica Bulgaria, Supplementum 4; Proceedings of the International Conference on Zoology "50 Years Department of Zoology, Plovdiv University": 81-88

 

Nikolova, S.N., Ivanova, E.N. (2012) Genetic variability in a local Bulgarian honey bee population. Acta Zoologica Bulgarica, 2012, 64 (1), 199 – 204.

 

Pinto, M.A.; Muñoz, I.; Chávez-Galarza, J.C.; De la Rúa, P. (2012). The Atlantic side of the Iberian Peninsula: a hot-spot of novel African honey bee maternal diversity. Apidologie 43:663–673. DOI: 10.1007/s13592-012-0141-1.

 

van der Zee, R.; Pisa, L.; Andonov, S.; Brodschneider, R.; Charrière, JD; Chlebo, R.; Coffey, M F; Crailsheim, K.; Dahle, B.; Gajda, A.; Gray, A.; Drazic, M M; Higes, M.; Kauko, L.; Kence, A.; Kence, M.; Kezic, N.; Kiprijanovska, H.; Kralj, J.; Kristiansen, P.; Hernandez, R M; Mutinelli, F; Nguyen, B K; Otten, C; Özkirim, A; Pernal, S F; Peterson, M; Ramsay, G; Santrac, V; Soroker, V; Topolska, G; Uzunov, A; Vejsnæs, F; Wei, S; Wilkins, S. (2012) Managed honey bee colony losses in Canada, China, Europe, Israel and Turkey, for the winters of 2008-9 and 2009-10. Journal of Apicultural Research. 51 (1): 100-114

 

2011

 

Bieńkowska M., Panasiuk B., Węgrzynowicz P., Gerula D (2011) - The effect of different thermal conditions on drone semen quality and number of spermatozoa entering the spermatheca of queen bee Journal of Apicultural Science 55(2): 161-168. 

 

Bieńkowska M., Loc K., Panasiuk B., Węgrzynowicz P., Gerula D. (2011) - Effect of semen dose and application on the performance of instrumentally inseminated honeybee queens kept with 25 worker bees.Journal of Apicultural Science 55(1): 99-109.

 

Bouga M., Alaux C., Bienkowska M., Büchler R., Carreck N. L., Cauia E., Chlebo R., Dahle B., Dall'Olio R., De la Rúa P., Gregorc A., Ivanova E., Kence A., Kence M., Kezic N., Kiprijanovska H., Kozmus P., Kryger P., Le Conte Y., Lodesani M., Murilhas A. M., Siceanu A., Soland G., Uzunov A., Wilde J. (2011) - A Review of Methods for Discrimination of Honey Bee Populations as Applied to European Beekeeping. Journal of  Apicultural Research 50(1): 51-84 DOI 10.3896/IBRA.1.50.1.06

 

Bouga M., Evangelou V., Lykoudis D., Cakmak I. and Hatjina F (2011). Genetic Structure of Marchalina hellenica (Hemiptera: Margarodidae) Populations from Turkey: Preliminary mtDNA Sequencing Data. Biochemical Genetics 49 (11): 683-694.DOI 10.1007/s10528-011-9442-8   

 

Büchler, R., Meixner, M., (2011). "Cooperation with GEI network of Coloss working group4- -Do survival, disease tolerance and performance of honey depend on a specific environmental adaptation?" Apidologie 42(6): 1.

 

Gerula D.,Bienkowska M., Panasiuk B. (2011)- Instrumental insemination of honey bee queens during flight activity predisposition period 1. Onset of oviposition. Journal of  Apicultural Science 55(2):53-66

 

Hatjina F., Tsoktouridis G.,  Bouga M., Charistos L, Evangelou V., Avtzis D., Meeus I., Brunain M., Smagghe G., de Graaf Dirk C. (2011). Polar tube protein gene diversity among Nosema ceranae strains derived from a Greek honey bee health study. Journal of Invertebrate Pathology  108: 131–134. doi:10.1016/j.jip.2011.07.003

 

Ivanova E., Bienkowska M., Petrov P (2011) - Allozyme polymorphism and phylogenetic relationships in Apis melliferasubspecies selectively reared in Poland and Bulgaria. Folia biologia (Kraków), 59 (3-4): 9-13. DOI:10.3409/fb59 3-4121-126 

 

Martimianakis S., E. Klossa-Kilia , M. Bouga, G. Kilias (2011). Phylogenetic relationships among A. mellifera subspecies based on sequencing of mtDNA segments. Journal of Apicultural Research 50(1): 42-50.

 

Oleksa A., Chybicki I., Tofilski A., Burczyk J., (2011). Nuclear and mitochondrial patterns of introgression into native dark bees (Apis mellifera mellifera) in Poland. Journal of Apicultural Research 50:116-129.

 

Staykova, T., Ivanova, E. (2011) Concerning genetic variability and usable isozyme markers for characterization of A. mellifera L. populations and B. mori L. breeds in Bulgaria. Advances in Bulgarian Science, 20-28.

 

2010 

 

Büchler, R., Berg, S. , Le Conte, Y. (2010). "Breeding for resistance to Varroa destructor in Europe." Apidologie 41(3): 15.

 

Hatjina F., Bouga M., A. Karatasou, A. Kontothanasi, L. Charistos, C. Emmanouil, N. Emmanouil, AD. Maistros, (2010). Pilot survey of honey bee colony losses in Greece (2007 & 2008) Journal of Apicultural Research –Special Edition 49(1): 116-118.

 

Gregorc, Aleš, Lokar, Vesna. (2010) Selection criteria in an apiary of carniolan honey bee (Apis mellifera carnica) colonies for queen rearing = Selekcijski kriteriji v čebelnjaku z družinami kranjske čebele (Apis mellifera carnica) za vzrejo matic. Journal of central european agriculture, ISSN 1332-9049. [Online ed.], Vol. 11, no. 4, str. 401-408.

 

Jaffé R., Dietemann V., Allsopp M.H., Costa C., Crewe R.M., Dall’Olio R., De la Rúa P., El-Niweiri M.A.A., Fries I., Kezic N., Meusel M.S., Paxton R.J., Shaibi T., Stolle E. and Moritz R.F.A. (2010) – Estimating the density of honeybee colonies across their natural range to fill the gap in pollinator decline censuses. Conservation Biology 24(2): 583-593. DOI: 10.1111/j.1523-1739.2009.01331.x  

 

Ivanova, E., Petrov, P., Bouga. M., Emmanouel, N., Ivgin-Tunka, R., Kence M. (2010) Genetic Variation In Honey Bee (Apis mellifera L.) Populations From Bulgaria. Journal of Apicultural Science, 54 ( 2), 49-60.

 

Ivanova E. N., P. Petrov, M. Bouga, N. G. Emmanouel, R. I. Tunca, M. Kence, 2010. Genetic variation in honey bee (Apis mellifera L.) populations from Bulgaria. Journal of Apicultural Science 54(2): 51-62.

 

Ivanova, E., Petrov, P. (2010) Regional differences in honey bee winter losses in Bulgaria during the period 2006-9. Journal of Apicultural Research, 49 (1), 102-103. DOI: 10.3896/IBRA.1.49.1.17. 

 

Ivanova, E., Staykova, T., Petrov, P. (2010) Allozyme variability in populations of local Bulgarian honey bee. Biotechnology & Biotechnological Equipment, 24 (2), 371 – 374. 

 

Ivanova, E. (2010) Investigation on genetic variability in honeybee populations from Bulgaria, Greece and Serbia. Biotechnology & Biotechnological Equipment 24 (2), 385–389

 

Meixner D.M., Costa C., Kryger P., Hatjina F., Bouga M., Ivanova E., Büchler R. (2010) - Conserving diversity and vitality for honey bee breeding. . Journal of Apicultural Research 49 (1): 85-92.

 

Panasiuk B., Skowronek W., Bienkowska M., Gerula D., Wegrzynowicz P. (2010) - Age of worker bees performing hygienic behaviour in a honeybee colony. Journal of Apicultural Science 54(2): 109-115.

 

Panasiuk B., Skowronek W., Bienkowska M. (2010) - Process of cleaning dead brood from cells in a honeybee colony. Journal of Apicultural Science 54(1): 5-11. 

 

Sparks T.H., Langowska A., Głazaczow A., Wilkaniec Z., Bieńkowska M., Tryjanowski P. (2010) - Advances in the timing of spring cleaning by the honeybee Apis mellifera in Poland. Ecological Entomology 35, 788-791

 

Szymula M., Skowronek W., Bieńkowska M. (2010) – Use of various morphological traits measured by microscope or by computer methods in the honeybee taxonomy. Journal of Apicultural Science 54(2): 91-97

 

vanEngelsdorp D, MeixnerMD (2010) A historical review of managed honey bee populations in Europe and the United States and the factors that may affect them; Journal of Invertebrate Pathology 103, S80-S95 

 

Vejsnæs F, Nielsen SL, Kryger Per (2010) Factors involved in the recent increase in colony loss in Denmark. Journal of Apicultural Research 49 109-110

 

2009 

 

Bieńkowska M., Panasiuk B., Gerula D., Węgrzynowicz P. (2009) Weight of honey bee queens and its effect on the quality of instrumentally inseminated queens. Apimondia 41st International Congress, Montpellier, France [on-line: http://www.apimondia.org/2009/proceedings.htm#Biology]

 

Gerula D., Tofilski A., Węgrzynowicz P., Skowronek W., (2009). Computer-assisted discrimination of honeybee subspecies used for breeding in Poland. Journal of Apicultural Science 53:105-114.

 

Haddad N, Meixner MD, Fuchs S, Migdade H, Sheppard WS (2009)  Mitochondrial DNA support for genetic reserves of Apis mellifera syriaca in Jordan.  Journal of Apicultural Research and Bee World 48(1), 19-22

 

Ivanova, E., Ivgin-Tunka, R., Staykova, T. (2009) Genetic characterization of honey bee (Apis mellifera L.) populations from Bulgaria using allozymes. Genetics and Breeding, 38 (1), 67-74. 

 

Ivanova, E., Petrov, P. (2009) La Bulgarie La diversite, l’apiculture et la vitalite – la situation actuelle des abeilles bulgares. Bulletin Technique Apicole 146, 36 (2), 67. ISSN 0335 3710. 

 

Ivanova, E., Bouga, M. (2009) Genetic variability in honey bee population from Northern Bulgaria. Proceedings of the 41st Congress Apimondia, 15-20 September, Montpelier – France. 

 

M. Kekecoglu, M. Bouga, M.I. Soysal and P. Harizanis, (2009). Genetic divergence and phylogenetic relationships of honey bee populations from Turkey using PCR – RFLP’s analysis of two mtDNA segments. Bulgarian Journal of Agricultural Science 15(6): 589-597.

 

Lodesani M., Costa C. (2009) – Mejora genética en apicultura. Vida apìcola 157: 35-46.

 

Lodesani M., Costa C., Franceschetti S., Massi S., Olivi P. (2009) - Ligustica e Buckfast a confronto: risultati di una sperimentazione di campo. Mondo Agricolo – Apimondia Italia 3: 14-19; Apimondia 4/5: 23-27.

 

Panasiuk B., Skowronek W., Gerula D. (2009) - Effect of period of the season and environmental conditions on rate of cleaning cells with dead brood. Journal of Apicultural Science 53(1): 95-103.

 

Petrov, P., Ivanova, E., (2009) Morpho-ethological and biochemical-genetic characteristics of the local Bulgarian honey bee Apis mellifera rodopica. Proceedings of the 41st Congress Apimondia, 15-20 September, Montpelier – France.  

 

Uzunov A., Kiprijanovska H., Andonov S., Naumovski M., Gregorc A. (2009). Morphological diversity and racial determination of the honey bee (Apis mellifera L.) population in the Republic of Macedonia, Journal of Apicultural Research, DOI10.3896/IBRA.1.48.3.08.      

 

2008

 

Bieńkowska M, Węgrzynowicz P Panasiuk B., Gerula D,  Loc K. (2008) Influence of the age of honey bee queens and dose of semen on condition of instrumentally inseminated queens kept in cages with 25 worker bees in bee colonies. Journal of Apicultural Science (52)2 :23-34.

 

Büchler, R., Garrido, C., Bienefeld, K., Ehrhardt, K. (2008). Selection for Varroa tolerance: concept and results of a long-term selection project. Apidologie 39(5): 1. 

 

Gerula D.,Bienkowska M. (2008)- Performance of artificially inseminated honeybee queens that have bodily injuries. Journal of  Apicultural Science 52 (1):13-20

 

Gregorc, Aleš, Lokar, Vesna, Smodis Skerl, Maja Ivana (2008). Testing of the isolation of the Rog-Ponikve mating station for Carniolan (Apis mellifera carnica) honey bee qeens. Journal of Apicultural Research, ISSN 0021-8839, letn. 47, no. 2, str. 138-142.

 

Kezić, N., R., Jones, J., Kezić, M. M., Dražić (2008) The role and the threats for honeybees in the agriculture of 3rd millennium. Bulletin of University of agricultural sciences and veterinary medicine Cluj - Napoca. Cluj - Napoca, 2008. ISSN: 1843-5262 

 

Lodesani M., Costa C. (2008) - Le valutazioni genetiche delle api regine nell'ambito dell'Albo nazionale degli allevatori. Mondo Agricolo – Apimondia Italia 17: 14-17.

 

Panasiuk B., Skowronek W., Bienkowska M. (2008) - Influence of genotype and method of brood killing on brood removal rate in honey bee. Journal of Apicultural Science 52(2): 55-65. 

 

Previtali C., Bongioni G., Costa C., Lodesani M., Galli A. (2008) - Observation by microsatellite DNA analysis of sperm usage in naturally mated honeybee queens (Apis mellifera ligustica) over a period of two years. Italian Journal of Animal Science; 7:465-478   

 

Tofilski A., (2008). Using geometric morphometrics and standard morphometry to discriminate three honeybee subspecies. Apidologie 39:558-563.

 

2007

 

Büchler, R. (2007). "Causes for delayed initiation of egg laying by inseminated honey bee queens. Bericht der 54. Jahrestagung Veitshöchheim " Apidologie(38): 1.

 

Gerula D. (2007)- Observations of body injuries of artificially inseminated honeybee queens inflicted in the subsequent stages of rearing and during their introduction into colonies. Journal of  Apicultural Science 50 (2):5-17

 

Ivanova, E., Staykova, T., Petrov, P. (2007) ALP as population-genetic markers for Apis mellifera. Science, education and time as our concern, III, 23-26. 

 

Ivanova E.N., T.A. Staykova, and M. Bouga , (2007). Allozyme variability in honey bee populations from some mountainous regions in southwest of Bulgaria Journal of Apicultural Research 46(1): 3-8.

 

Kekecoglu M., M. Bouga, M.I. Soysal and P. Harizanis, (2007). Morphometrics as a Tool for Study of Genetic Variability of Honey Bees. Journal of Tekirdag Agricultural Faculty 4(1): 7-15.

 

Klee Julia, Besana, Genersch, Gisder, Nanetti, Tam, Chinh, Puerta, Ruz, Kryger Per, Message, Hatjina, Korpela, Fries, Paxton (2007) Widespread dispersal of the microsporidian Nosema ceranae, and emergent pathogen of the western honey bee, Apis mellifera. J. Invertebrate Pathology 96 1-10

 

Meixner MD, Worobik M, Wilde J, Fuchs S, Koeniger N (2007) Apis mellifera mellifera in eastern Europe – morphometric variation and determination of range limits.  Apidologie 38, 191-197

 

Moritz RFA, Kraus FB, Kryger Per, Crewe RM (2007) The size of wild honeybee populations (Apis mellifera) and its implications for the conservation of honeybees. J Insect Conservation 11 391-397

 

Pinto, M.A.; Sheppard, W.S.; Johnston, S.; Rubink, W.L.; Coulson, R.N.; & Patton J.C. (2007). Honey bees (Hymenoptera: Apidae) of African origin exist in non-Africanized areas of the Southern United States: evidence from mitochondrial DNA. Annals of the Entomological Society of America 100(2): 289-295.

 

2006

 

Bieńkowska M., Panasiuk B. (2006) - Influence of the diameter of the inseminating needle tip on the results of bee queens’ fertilization. Journal of Apicultural Science. 50(2): 137-147.

 

Büchler, R., Garrido, C., Bienefeld, K., Ehrhardt, K. (2006). "Toleranzbelegstellen - fitte Drohnen für vitale Bienenvölker." Apidologie 37(5): 2. 

 

Ehrhardt, K., Reinsch, N., Büchler, R., Garrido, C., Bienefeld, K. (2006). "Genetische Parameter für Varroatoleranz-Merkmale bei der Honigbiene.  ." Apidologie 37(5): 2.

 

Härtel S, Neumann P, Kryger Per, von der Heide C, Moltzer G-J, Crewe RM, van Praagh JP, Moritz RFA (2006) Infestation levels of Apis mellifera scutellata swarms by socially parasitic Cape honeybee workers (Apis mellifera capensis). Apidologie 37 462–470 

 

Harizanis P. C., D. I. Nielsen, and M. Bouga, (2006). Diagnostic Molecular Markers Discriminating Africanized Honey Bees from Greek and Cypriot Honey Bees (Apis mellifera, Hymenoptera: Apidae). Journal of Apicultural Research 45(3): 197–202.               

 

Ivanova, E., Staykova, T., Petrov, P. (2006) Some preliminary data about genetic variability in local Bulgarian honeybee Apis mellifere. Proceedings of International Apimondia Symposium “Selection and Queen Breeding”. Bulgaria, 1-3 September, 1-11.

 

Kandemir I, Meixner MD, Ozkan A, Sheppard WS (2006) Genetic characterization of honey bee (Apis mellifera cypria, Pollmann 1879) populations in Cyprus.  Apidologie 37,547-555

 

Kandemir, I.; Pinto, M.A.; Meixner, M.D.; Sheppard, W.S. (2006). Hinf-I digestion of cytochrome oxidase I region is not a diagnostic test for A. m. lamarckii. Genetics and Molecular Biology 29 (4): 747-749. 

 

Wagner, H., Garrido, C., Büchler, R., Hoy, S. (2006). "Bruthygiene in Abhängigkeit von Varroa-Befall und Reproduktion " Apidologie 37(5): 2.

 

2005 

 

Amdam GV, Norberg K, Omholt SW, Kryger Per , Lourenço AP, M.M.G. Bitondi MMG, Simões ZLP (2005) Higher vitellogenin concentrations in honey bee workers may be an adaptation to life in temperate climates. Insect. Soc. 52 316–31

 

Baum, K.A.; Rubink, W.L.; Pinto, M.A.; & Coulson, R.N. (2005). Spatial and temporal distribution and nest site characteristics of feral honey bee colonies in South Texas. Environmental Entomology. 34 (3): 610-618.

 

Bouga M., E. Klossa-Kilia, S. Alahiotis and G. Kilias, (2005). Non-lethal DNA sampling of wing tips discriminates subspecies of Apis mellifera occurring in Greece.Journal of Apicultural Research 44(4): 195–196. 

 

Bouga M., G. Kilias, P. C. Harizanis, V. Papasotiropoulos and S. Alahiotis, (2005). Allozyme Variability and Phylogenetic Relationships in Honey Bee Apis mellifera (Hymenoptera: Apidae) populations from Greece and Cyprus. Biochemical Genetics 43:471-483.

 

Bouga M, Paschalis C. Harizanis, George Kilias and Stamatis Alahiotis, (2005). Genetic divergence and phylogenetic relationships of Honey Bee Apis mellifera (Hymenoptera: Apidae) populations from Greece and Cyprus using PCR - RFLP analysis of three mtDNA Segments. Apidologie 36: 335–344.

 

Bouga M., F. Hatjina (2005). Genetic variability in Greek honey bee (A. mellifera L.) populations using geometric morphometrics analysis. In Proccedings of the Balkan Scientific Conference of Biology, Plovdiv 19-21 May 2005, Bulgaria, Part 1, p 598-602

 

Coulson, R. N.; Pinto, M.A.; Tchakerian, M.D.; Baum, K.A.; Rubink, W.L. & Johnston, J.S. (2005). Feral honey bees in pine forest landscapes of East Texas. Forest Ecology and Management 215: 91-102.

 

Gontarz A., Bieńkowska M., Loc K. (2005) - Effect of queen caging conditions on insemination results. Journal of Apicultural Science 49(1): 5-15

 

Ivanova, E., Staykova, T. (2005).Genetic variability in different colonies from Apis mellifera L populations. First Balkan Conference of Biology 19-22 May,

 

Lattorff HMG, Kryger Per, Moritz RFA (2005) Queen developmental time and fitness consequences for queens of clonal social parasitic honeybees (A. m. capensis) and its host A. m. scutellata. Insect. Soc. 52 238–241

 

Lodesani & C. Costa Editors. Beekeeping and conservating biodiversity of honeybee (2005). Northern Bee Books, Hebden Bridge (UK);

 

Lodesani M., Costa C. (2005) – Tecniche di allevamento e riproduzione per il mantenimento della biodiversità. In: La biodiversità in apicoltura: principi di genetica e conservazione. Guida teorica e pratica per un’apicoltura sostenibile. Ed. Avenue Media, pp 87-113;

 

Pinto, M.A.; Rubink, W.L.; Patton, J.C.; Coulson, R.N. & Johnston, J.S. (2005). Africanization in the United States: Replacement of Feral European Honey Bees (Apis mellifera L.) by an African Hybrid Swarm. Genetics 170: 1653-1665.

 

Schlünz H, Moritz RFA, Neumann P, Kryger Per, Koeniger G (2005) Multiple nutial flights, sperm transfer and the evolution of polyandry in honeybee queens. Animal Behavior 70 125-131 

 

Older than 2005

 

Baudry E, Kryger Per, Allsopp M, Koeniger N, Vautrin D, Florence Mougel, Cornuet J-M,  Solignac M (2004) Whole-Genome Scan in Thelytokous-Laying Workers of the Cape Honeybee (Apis mellifera capensis). Genetics 167 243-252

 

Gerula D. (2004) – Effects of adjusting the colony structure of Caucasian (Apis mellifera Caucasica Gorb.) and Carniolan (Apis mellifera Carnica Pollm.) bees under different flow conditions. Journal of Apicultural Science (48) 2: 83-95

 

Hatjina F, Gregorc A, Papaefthimiou C, Pappas N, Zacharioudakis S, Thrasyvoulou A and Theophilidis G (2004). Differences in the morphology of prothoracic and propodeal spiracles in three strains of Apis mellifera. Possible relation to resistance against Acarapis woodi. Journal of Apicultural research 43(3): 101-109 

 

Ivanova, E. (2004) Comparative electrophoretic investigation on the age and organ specificity of expression of soluble proteins of male imago forms of Apis mellifera L. Genetics and Breeding, 33, 1-2, 23-28.

 

Pinto, M.A.; Rubink, W.L.; Coulson, R.N.; Patton, J.C.; & Johnston, J.S. (2004). Temporal pattern of Africanization in a feral honey bee population from Texas inferred from mitochondrial DNA. Evolution 58(5): 1047–1055. 

 

Skowronek W., Bieńkowska M., Kruk C. (2004) - Changes in body weight of honeybee queens during their maturation. Journal of Apicultural Science 48(2): 61-68

 

Ivanova, E. (2003) Electroforetic investigations on the tissue and organ specificity of expression of water-soluble proteins of female imago forms of Apis mellifera L. Genetics and Breeding, 32, 3-4, 23-27.

 

Lodesani M., Costa C. (2003) "Bee breeding and genetics in Europe" Bee World 84 (2): 69-85.

 

Pinto, M.A.; Johnston, J.S.; Rubink, W.L.; Coulson, R.N.; Patton J.C.; & Sheppard, W.S. 2003. Identification of Africanized honey bee (Hymenoptera: Apidae) mitochondrial DNA: validation of a rapid PCR-based assay. Annals of the Entomological Society of America. 96 (5): 679-684.

 

Rubink W.L.; Murray, K.D.; Baum K.A. & Pinto, M.A. 2003.  Long term preservation of DNA from honey bees (Apis mellifera) collected in aerial pitfall traps. Texas Journal of Science, 55 (2): 159-168.

 

Berg, S., Büchler, R., Koeniger, N., Fuchs, S. (2002). "Untersuchungen zu den Primorski-Bienen. ." Apidologie 33: 2.

 

Bienefeld, K., Büchler, R., Ahrens, D., Keller, R. (2002). "Beziehung zwischen der Inzucht und Varroatoleranzmerkmalen bei Apis mellifera carnica. ." Apidologie 33: 2.

 

Büchler, R., Berg, S., Kezic, N., Pechhacker, H., van Praagh, J., Bubalo, D., Ritter, W., Bienefeld, K. (2002). "Survival test without treatment against varroatosis - the island project in Croatia." Apidologie 33: 2.

 

Gerula D., Bienkowska M., (2002) – Effect of injury to honeybee queens on egg laying rate and colony strength. Journal of Apicultural Science (46)1: 75-82

 

Martin S, Wossler T, Kryger P (2002) Usurpation of African Apis mellifera scutellata colonies by parasitic Apis mellifera capensisworkers. Apidologie 33 215–232 

 

Martin SJ, Kryger P (2002) Reproduction of Varroa destructor in South African honey bees: does cell space influence Varroa male survivorship? Apidologie 33 51–61

 

Radloff SE, Hepburn R, Neumann P, Moritz RFA, Kryger Per (2002) A method for estimating variation in the phenotypic expression of morphological characters by thelytokous parthenogenesis in Apis mellifera capensis. Apidologie 33 129–137

 

Sole CL, Kryger Per, Hefetz A, Katzav-Gozansky T, Crewe RM (2002) Mimicry of queen Dufour’s gland secretions by workers ofApis mellifera scutellata and A. m. capensis. Naturwissenschaften 89 561–564

 

Ivanova. E. Electrophoretic investigation of the expression of non-specific esterases in haemolymph, heart, Malpighian tubules, fat body and eyes of workers of Apis mellifera L. Genetics and Breeding, 2001/2002, 31, 3-4, 61-64.

 

Ivanova, E., Dobrovolov, I., Tersieva, P. Variability of Isoelectrophoretic Spectra of Total Water-Soluble proteins Depending on Honeybee Susceptibility to Bacillus larvae. // Bulgarian Journal of Agricultural Science, 2001, 7, 348-350.

 

Ivanova, E., Dobrovolov, I, Tersieva, P. Isoelectrophoretic Studies of stage specificity of soluble protein expression of Apis mellifera L., Bulgaria.// Bulgarian Journal of Agricultural Science, 2001, 7, 73-76.

 

Berg, S., Büchler, R., Kezic, N., Pechhacker, H., Ritter, W., Sulimanovic, D., Bienefeld, K., van Praagh, J., Bubalo, D. (2001). "Island project in Croatia: test of European honeybee strains for Varroa tolerance." Apidologie 32: 3.

 

Büchler, R. (2001). "Vergleich unterschiedlicher Verfahren zur Beurteilung der Volkssärke. ." Apidologie 32: 2.

 

Ivanova, E., Popov, P., Dobrovolov, I. Elektrophoretische Untersuchungen der wasserloslichen Proteine bei der Honigbiene Apis mellifera L. im Verlauf der Ontogenese. // Apidologie, 2000, 31, 679-687.

 

Ivanova, E. Elektrophoretische Untersuchungen zur Organspezifitдt der wasserloslichen Proteine in der Ontogenese von Drohnen (Apis mellifera L.). // Apidologie, 2000, 31, 671-677.

 

Kryger Per, Kryger U, Moritz RFA (2000) Genotypical variability for the tasks of water collecting and scenting in a honey bee colony. Ethology 106 769-779

 

Neumann P, Koeniger N, Koeniger G, Tingek S, Kryger Per, Moritz RFA (2000) Home-site fidelity in migratory honeybees. Nature 406 474-475

 

Popov, P., Ivanova, E., Dobrovolov, I., Dimitrov, B., Tersieva, P. Population-genetic Study of Apis mellifera L., Bulgaria.// Bulgarian Journal of Agricultural Science, 2000, 6, 433-438.

 

Berg, S., Büchler, R., Kezic, N., Pechhacker, H., Ritter, W., Sulimanovic, D., Bienefeld, K., van Praagh, J., Bubalo, D. (2000). "Untersuchungen zur Varroatoleranz vorselektierter europäischer Linien in Kroatien." Apidologie 31: 3.

 

Moritz RFA, KrygerPer, AllsoppMH (1999) Lack of worker policing in the cape honeybee (Apis mellifera capensis). Behaviour 136 1079-1092

 

Ivanova, E., Popov, P., Dobrovolov, I. Dynamics in the expression during ontogenesis of NAD-dependent MDH in Apis mellifera L. in Bulgaria. Acta Zoologica Bulgarika, (1998), 50, 2/3, 133-139.

 

Ivanova, E. Electrophoretic studies on NAD P-dependent malate dehydrogenases (ME) during ontogenesis of Apis mellifera L. in Bulgaria. Acta Zoologica Bulgarika, (1998), 50, 2/3, 141-146.

 

Ivanova, E., Popov, P. (1997) Untersuchungen uber Isoformen der LDH bei Apis mellifera L. im Verlauf der Ontogenese. Apidologie, 28, 17-24.

 

Ivanova, E., Popov, P., Dobrovolov, I, Tersieva, P. Untersuchungen uber Superoxyddismutasen (SOD) bei Honigbienen, Apis mellifera L. in Ontogeneseverlauf. Animalia, (1997), 33, 6, 55-59.

 

Ivanova E. N., Popov, P. (1997) Electrophoretic studies on non-specific esterases during the ontogenetic course of domestic bee Apis mellifera L. (Hymenoptera: Apidae) in Bulgaria. Genetic and Breeding  28, 1-2, 13-16.

 

Kryger Per, Moritz RFA (1997) Lack of kin recognition in swarming honeybees (Apis mellifera). Behav Ecol Sociobiol 40 271-276

 

Sheppard WS, Arias MC, Grech A, Meixner MD (1997) Apis mellifera ruttneri, a new honey bee subspecies from Malta. Apidologie 28, 287-293

 

Ivanova, E., Popov, P., Dobrovolov, I., Tersieva, P. (1996), Polymorphismus der MDH-loci bei Imagines von Apis mellifera L. aus Bulgarien. Animalia, 32, 6, 43-51.

 

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