Viral epidemiology of the adult Apis Mellifera infested by the Varroa destructor mite

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Bernardi, Sara; Venturino, Ezio;
(2016)
  • Publisher: Elsevier
  • Journal: Heliyon, volume 2, issue 5 (issn: 2405-8440, eissn: 2405-8440)
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  • Identifiers: pmc: PMC4946220, doi: 10.1016/j.heliyon.2016.e00101
  • Subject: Applied mathematics | Quantitative Biology - Populations and Evolution | Mathematics | Q1-390 | 92D25, 92D30 | Mathematics - Dynamical Systems | Article | Social sciences (General) | H1-99 | Science (General)
    mesheuropmc: behavior and behavior mechanisms | complex mixtures | fungi

The ectoparasitic mite Varroa destructor has become one of the major worldwide threats for apiculture. Varroa destructor attacks the honey bee Apis mellifera weakening its host by sucking hemolymph. However, the damage to bee colonies is not strictly related to the p... View more
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