The ectoparasite mite Varroa destructor Anderson and Trueman in southeastern Brazil apiaries: effects of the hygienic behavior of Africanized honey bees on infestation rates

In Brazil, the ectoparasitic mite of bees Varroa destructor Anderson and Trueman (Acari: Varroidae) remains at low levels of infestation causing no major damage. However, with the introduction and possible dominance of a new haplotype (K) of the mite, usually found in areas with high infestation rat...

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Publication Date:2012
Main Author: Pinto,F.A.
Other Authors: Puker,A., Barreto,L.M.R.C., Message,D.
Document type: Article
Language:eng
Published: Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Escola de Veterinária
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Online Access:http://www.scielo.br/scielo.php?script=sci_arttext&pid=S0102-09352012000500017
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