The density of feral honey bee (Apis mellifera) colonies in South East Australia is greater in undisturbed than in disturbed habitats

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Hinson, Eloise M.; Duncan, Michael; Lim, Julianne; Arundel, Jonathan; Oldroyd, Benjamin P.;
  • Publisher: Springer Verlag
  • Identifiers: doi: 10.1007/s13592-014-0334-x
  • Subject: [ SDV ] Life Sciences [q-bio] | microsatellite haplotypes | [SDV]Life Sciences [q-bio] | colony density | feral honey bees | population size

International audience; AbstractApis mellifera is an important pollinator but is sometimes associated with adverse effects on natural ecosystems. We surveyed pairs of disturbed and undisturbed sites across three biomes in South East Australia. We used pheromone lures to... View more
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