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New options for Integrated Pest Management of Varroa destructor (Acari: Varroidae) in colonies of Apis mellifera (Hymenoptera: Apidae) under Canadian Prairie conditionsDownload
Varroa destructor Anderson & Truman 2000 (Acari: Varroidae) is an ectoparasite of Apis mellifera L. (Hymenoptera: Apidae) that is managed using the strategy of Integrated Pest Management to prevent A. mellifera colony mortality. New miticides for the Integrated Pest Management of V. destructor...
Nosema ceranae: A sweet surprise? Investigating the viability and infectivity of the honey bee (Apis mellifera L.) parasite N. ceranaeDownload
Nosema disease is a prominent malady among adult honey bees (Apis mellifera L.), caused by the microsporidian parasites Nosema apis and N. ceranae. The biology of N. apis is well understood, as this parasite was first described over a century ago. Unlike N. apis, N. ceranae is an emerging...