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Volume 33, Number 6, November-December 2002
Page(s) 581 - 582
Apidologie 33 (2002) 581-582
DOI: 10.1051/apido:2002036

A scientific note on the distribution of Africanized honey bees and Varroa destructor in feral honey bee populations in California

Walter M. Boycea, Esther S. Rubinb and Chantal S. O'Brienc

a  Department of Veterinary Pathology, Microbiology, and Immunology, School of Veterinary Medicine, One Shields Avenue, University of California, Davis, California, 95616, USA
b  Center for Reproduction of Endangered Species, Zoological Society of San Diego, PO Box 120551, San Diego, CA 92112-0551, USA
c  Research Branch, Arizona Game and Fish Department, 2221 W. Greenway Road, Phoenix AZ, 85023, USA

(Received 19 April 2001; revised 3 February 2002; accepted 8 April 2002)

(without abstract)

Key words: Africanized honey bee / Varroa destructor / distribution / feral population

Correspondence and reprints: Walter M. Boyce

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