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Apidologie
Volume 39, Number 5, September-October 2008
Page(s) 564 - 565
DOI http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/apido:2008038
Published online 28 October 2008
Apidologie 39 (2008) 564-565
DOI: 10.1051/apido:2008038

A scientific note on quantitative diagnosis of small hive beetles, Aethina tumida, in the field

Marc O. Schäfer1, Jeff S. Pettis2, Wolfgang Ritter1 and Peter Neumann3, 4, 5

1  Chemisches und Veterinäruntersuchungsamt Freiburg (CVUA), Fachgebiet Bienen, Am Moosweiher 2, 79108 Freiburg, Germany
2  USDA-ARS Bee Research Laboratory, Beltsville, MD 20705, USA
3  Swiss Bee Research Centre, Agroscope Liebefeld-Posieux Research Station ALP, 3003 Bern, Switzerland
4  Department of Zoology and Entomology, Rhodes University, Grahamstown 6140, South Africa
5  Eastern Bee Research Institute of Yunnan Agricultural University, Kunming, China

Received 18 February 2007 – Revised 23 May 2008 – Accepted 27 May 2008 - Published online 28 October 2008

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Key words: Aethina tumida / Apis mellifera / diagnosis / honeybee / infestation level / small hive beetle


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