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Nosema disease of the Western honey bee (Apis mellifera L.), is caused by two distinct microsporidian fungal species, Nosema ceranae Fries et al. and Nosema apis Zander. N. apis infection of A. mellifera was first documented in 1909, while N. ceranae infection of A. mellifera was described in...
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...