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Volume 38, Number 5, September-October 2007
Page(s) 436 - 437
Published online 15 August 2007
Apidologie 38 (2007) 436-437
DOI: 10.1051/apido:2007028

A scientific note on the drone flight time of Apis mellifera capensis and A. m. scutellata

Lyndon A. Jordana, Michael H. Allsoppb, Benjamin P. Oldroyda, Theresa C. Wosslerc and Madeleine Beekmana

a  Behaviour and Genetics of Social Insects Lab, School of Biological Sciences A12, University of Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
b  Honeybee Research Section, ARC-Plant Protection Research Institute, Private Bag, X5017, Stellenbosch, 7599, South Africa
c  DST-NRF Centre of Excellence for Invasion Biology, Department of Botany & Zoology, University of Stellenbosch, Private Bag X1, Matieland, 7602, South Africa

(Received 27 February 2007 - Revised 14 May 2007 - Accepted 15 May 2007 - Published online 15 August 2007)

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Key words: Apis mellifera capensis / Apis mellifera scutellata / drone flight time / hybrid zone / South Africa

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