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Apidologie
Volume 36, Number 1, January-March 2005
Page(s) 141 - 142
DOI http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/apido:2005001
Published online 16 March 2005
Apidologie 36 (2005) 141-142
DOI: 10.1051/apido:2005001

A scientific note on the lack of nepotism in queen larval feeding during emergency queen rearing in a naturally mated honey bee colony

Nicolas Châlinea and Gérard Arnoldb

a  Laboratory of Apiculture and Social Insects, Department of Animal and Plant Sciences, University of Sheffield, Western Bank, Sheffield, S10 2TN, UK
b  CNRS UPR 9034, Laboratoire Populations, Génétique et Évolution, 91198 Gif-sur-Yvette, France

(Received 23 August 2004 - Revised 27 September 2004 - Accepted 28 September 2004; Published online: 16 March 2005)

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Key words: Apis mellifera / emergency queen rearing / nepotism / nurses / DNA microsatellites

Corresponding author: Nicolas Châline nicolas.chaline@univ-tours.fr

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