Free access
Issue
Apidologie
Volume 39, Number 3, May-June 2008
Page(s) 343 - 353
DOI http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/apido:2008014
Published online 28 May 2008
References of  Apidologie 39 (2008) 343-353
  • Gong Y.F. (1978) The Chinese honeybee, Apic. China 1, 10-13 [in Chinese].
  • Gong Y.F. (1983a) Natural beekeeping conditions and honeybee races in China, J. Fujian Agric. College 12, 241-249 [in Chinese].
  • Gong Y.F. (1983b) Honeybee taxonomy and evolution of honeybee, Fujian Science and Technology Press [in Chinese].
  • Hou H.-Y., Hou X.-Y. (1983) Vegetation of China with reference to its geographical distribution, Ann. Mo. Bot. Gard. 70, 509-549 [CrossRef].
  • Johnson R.A., Wichern D.W. (2002) Applied Multivariate Statistical Analysis, Fifth Edition, Prentice Hall, Upper Saddle River, New Jersey.
  • Kellogg C.R. (1930) The use of biometry to distinguish between Apis indica and Apis mellifica, Bee World 11, 127-130.
  • Kellogg C.R. (1936) Biometric studies of the Chinese honey bee (A. indica), Arch. Bienenkd. 17, 36-38 [in German].
  • Kellogg C.R. (1938) Biometrical studies on the wings of the Chinese honey bee, Fukien Christian Univ. Sci. J. 1, 1-8.
  • Kellogg C.R. (1941) Some characteristics of oriental honeybee (Apis indica F.) in China, J. Econ. Entomol. 34, 717-719.
  • Kellogg C.R. (1968) Entomological excerpts from southeastern China, Claremont Manor, California.
  • Kellogg C.R., Yung L.L. (1929) Studies in the variation in number of hooks on the hind wings of the Chinese honey bee (Apis indica), Proc. Nat. Hist. Soc. Fukien Christian Univ. 2, 57-59.
  • Kuang B.Y. (1986) Varieties of Apis in China, Apic. China 5, 7-9 [in Chinese].
  • Kuang B.Y. (1988) Comparative studies on the biology of six honeybee species, Apic. Sci. Tech. 1, 12-14 [in Chinese].
  • Kuang B.Y., Li Y.Q. (1988) Studies on Apini, Sci. Agric. Sinica 21, 85-90 [in Chinese].
  • Liu Y., Liang R., Lai Y.S. (1982) A report on the Chinese honeybee in Guangdong Province, Institute of Honeybee Science Research Kunming [in Chinese].
  • Meixner M. (1994) Analyse polymorpher Subspecies von A. mellifera L.: Morphometrische und molekulare Untersuchungen an den europäischen Rassen A. mellifera carnica und ligustica und den afrikanischen Rassen A. mellifera monticola und scutellata, PhD thesis, Fachbereich Biologie der J. W. Goethe-Universität, Frankfurt am Main, Germany.
  • Peng Y.S., Nasr M.E., Locke S.J. (1989) Geographical races of Apis cerana Fabricius in China and their distribution. Review of recent Chinese publications and a preliminary statistical analysis, Apidologie 20, 1-9 [CrossRef] [EDP Sciences].
  • Quinn G.P., Keough M.J. (2002) Experimental Design and Data Analysis for Biologists, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge.
  • Radloff S.E., Hepburn H.R. (1998) The matter of sampling distance and confidence levels in the subspecific classification of honeybees, Apis mellifera L., Apidologie 29, 491-501 [CrossRef] [EDP Sciences].
  • Radloff S.E., Hepburn H.R. (2002) Multivariate morphometric analysis of the Apis cerana populations of southern Asia, Proc. 14th Int. Congr. IUSSI, Sapporo, p. 209.
  • Rao P.V. (1998) Statistical Research Methods in Life Sciences, Brooks/Cole Publishing Company, Pacific Grove, CA.
  • Ruttner F. (1988) Biogeography and taxonomy of honeybees, Springer, Berlin.
  • Ruttner F., Tassencourt L., Louveaux J. (1978) Biometrical-statistical analysis of the geographic variability of Apis mellifera L. 1. Materials and methods, Apidologie 9, 363-381 [CrossRef] [EDP Sciences].
  • StatSoft, Inc. (2006) STATISTICA, version 8.1, www.statsoft.com.
  • Tan K., Zhang X. (2001) Morphological study of Apis cerana in Yunnan, J. Bee 27, 2-4 [in Chinese].
  • Tan K., He S.Y., Zhang X. (2002a) MtDNA variation of the eastern honeybee Apis cerana in Yunnan, Apic. China 53, 4-6 [in Chinese].
  • Tan K., He S.Y., Zhang X. (2002b) Study on the correlation between morphometric characters and environmental factors of Apis cerana in Yunnan, J. Bee 28, 5-7 [in Chinese].
  • Tan K., Zhang X., He S.Y., Zhou D.Y. (2003a) Morphometrics and biogeography of Apis cerana in Yunnan, Apic. China 53, 4-6 [in Chinese].
  • Tan K., Fuchs S., Koeniger N., Ruiguang Z. (2003b) Morphological characterization of Apis cerana (Fabr.) in the province Yunnan of China, Apidologie 34, 553-562 [CrossRef] [EDP Sciences].
  • Tan K., Zhang X., He S.Y., Zhou D.Y. (2005) Morphometric study of Apis cerana in China, J. Yunnan Agric. Univ. 53, 4-6 [in Chinese].
  • Tan K., Mexiner D.M., Fuchs S. (2006) Morphological and molecular studies of Apis cerana Fabr. (Apidae, Hymenoptera) in China, Syst. Biodiv. 4, 472-482.
  • Tan K., Natapot W.N., Smith D.R. (2007) Mitochondrial DNA diversity of China Apis cerana, Apidologie 38, 238-246 [CrossRef] [EDP Sciences].
  • Xun Q. (1984) An investigation of the Chinese honeybee in the southern mountainous areas of Tibet, Apic. China 4, 19 [in Chinese].
  • Yang G.H. (1982) Survey of the Chinese honeybee in Ganzi area in Sichuan, in: Selected References on the Chinese Honey Bee. Gansu Provincial Apicultural Research Institute, Tianshui [in Chinese].
  • Yang G.H. (2001) The biology of Apis cerana, G.H. Yang, Beijing [in Chinese].
  • Yang G.H., Xu S.Y. (1982) The distribution and geographical variation of Apis cerana sinensis in China (Part 1), Zhongguo Yangfeng 3, 17-19 [in Chinese].
  • Yang G.H., Li G.H. (1983) The distribution and variations of the Chinese honey bee. V. The survey of the Chinese honeybee in the northeastern regions, Zhongguo Yangfeng 5, 19 [in Chinese].
  • Yang G.H., Zhang Q.H. (1995) Distribution, variation and characteristics of Apis cerana cerana in the northwest altiplano of Sichuan Province, Sci. Agric. Sinica 28 (A01), 202-206 [in Chinese].
  • Zhen-Ming J., Guanhang Y., Shuangxiu H., Shikui L., Zaijin R. (1992) The advancement of apicultural science and technology in China, in: Verma L.R. (Ed.), Honeybees in mountain agriculture, Oxford & IBH Publishing Co Pty Ltd, New Delhi, pp. 133-147.
  • Zhuang D.A. (1982) Studies on the morphological characteristics of the Chinese honey bee in various areas of Guizhou province, in: Selected References on the Chinese Honey Bee, Gansu Provincial Apicultural Research Institute, Tianshui: Gansu, pp. 231-227 [in Chinese].