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Apidologie
Volume 39, Number 2, March-April 2008
Page(s) 233 - 234
DOI http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/apido:2008058
Published online 09 February 2008
Apidologie 39 (2008) 233-234
DOI: 10.1051/apido:2008058

A scientific note on the levels of polyandry in the black dwarf honeybee Apis andreniformis from Malaysia

Jun-ichi Takahashi1, 2, Sulaiman B. Hashim3, Salim Tingek4, Isamu Shimizu1 and Tadaharu Yoshida2

1  Center for Ecological Research, Kyoto University, Otsu, Shiga 520-2113, Japan
2  Honeybee Science Research Center, Tamagawa University, Machida, Tokyo 194-8610, Japan
3  Department of Agriculture, Jalan Damai, 35000 Tapah, Perak, Malaysia
4  Agriculture Research Station Tenom, PO Box 197, 89908, Tenom, Sabah, Malaysia

(Received 21 July 2007 - Revised 9 October 2007 - Accepted 17 October 2007 - Published online 9 February 2008)

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Key words: honeybee / Apis andreniformis / mating frequency / polyandry / relatedness


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