Genetic integrity of the Dark European honey bee\ud (Apis mellifera mellifera) from protected populations:\ud a genome-wide assessment using SNPs and mtDNA\ud sequence data

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Pinto, M Alice; Henriques, Dora; Chávez-Galarza, Julio; Kryger, Per; Garnery, Lionel; van der Zee, Romée; Dahle, Bjørn; Soland-Reckeweg, Gabriele; de la Rúa, Pilar; Dall'Olio, Raffaele; Carreck, Norman L; Johnston, J Spencer;
(2014)
  • Publisher: International Bee Research Association
  • Journal: volume 53, pages 269-278issn: 1751-2891
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.3896/IBRA.1.53.2.08
  • Subject: conservation | diversity | Honey bee | T | Dark bee | Apis mellifera mellifera | Dark European honey bee | tRNSleu-cox2 intergenic region | SNPs | Introgression
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The recognition that the Dark European honey bee, Apis mellifera mellifera, is increasingly threatened in its native range has led to the establishment of conservation programmes and protected areas throughout western Europe. Previous molecular surveys showed that, desp... View more
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