Open Access
Volume 38, Number 3, May-June 2007
Page(s) 230 - 237
Published online 07 March 2007
References of  Apidologie 38 (2007) 230-237
  • Ambrose J.T. (1992) Management for honey production, in: Graham J.M. (Ed.), The Hive and the Honey Bee, Dadant and Sons Hamilton, IL, pp. 602-654.
  • Boch R., Morse R.A. (1982) Genetic factor in queen recognition odors of honey bees, Ann. Entomol. Soc. Am. 67, 709-711.
  • Breed M.D. (1981) Individual recognition and learning of queen odors by worker honeybees, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. 78, 2635-2637 [CrossRef].
  • Breed M.D., Stiller T.M. (1992) Honey bee, Apis mellifera, nestmate discrimination: hydrocarbon effects and the evolutionary implications of comb choice, Anim. Behav. 43, 875-883 [CrossRef].
  • Danka R.G., Hellmich R.L., Rinderer T.E. (1992) Nest usurpation, supersedure and colony failure contribute to Africanization of commercially managed European honey bees in Venezuela, J. Apic. Res. 31, 119-123.
  • DeGrandi-Hoffman G., Collins A., Martin J.H., Schmidt J.O., Spangler H.G. (1998) Nest defense behavior in colonies from crosses between Africanized and European honey bees (Apis mellifera L.) (Hymenoptera: Apidae), J. Insect Behav. 11, 37-45 [CrossRef].
  • Gilley D.C., DeGrandi-Hoffman G., Hooper J.E. (2006) Volatile compounds emitted by live European honey bee (Apis mellifera L.) queens, J. Insect Physiol. 52, 520-527 [CrossRef] [PubMed].
  • Guzman E., Hunt G.J., Page R.E., Uribe-Rubio J.L., Prieto-Merlos D., Becerra-Guzman F. (2005) Paternal effects on the defensive behavior of honeybees, J. Hered. 96, 376-380 [CrossRef] [PubMed].
  • Guzmán-Novoa E., Page R.E. Jr. (1993) Backcrossing Africanized honey bee queens to European drones reduces colony defensive behavior, Ann. Entomol. Soc. Am. 86, 352-355.
  • Guzmán-Novoa E., Page R.E. Jr., Correa-Benitez A. (1997) Introduction and acceptance of European queens in Africanized and European honey bee (Apis mellifera L.) colonies, Am. Bee. J. 137, 667-668.
  • Guzmán-Novoa E., Page R.E. Jr., Prieto-Merlos D. (1998) Queen introduction, acceptance, and survival in honey bee (Hymenoptera: Apidae) colonies of a Tropical, Africanized region, J. Econ. Entomol. 91, 1290-1294.
  • Keeling C.I., Slessor K.N., Higo H.A., Winston M.L. (2003) New components of the honey bee (Apis mellifera L.) queens retinue pheromone, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. (USA) 100, 4486-4491.
  • Laidlaw H.H. Jr. (1979) Instrumental insemination of queens, Dadant and Sons, Hamilton, IL.
  • Moritz R.F.A., Crewe R.M. (1988) Chemical signals of queens in kin recognition of honeybees (Apis mellifera L.), J. Comp. Physiol. A 164, 83-89 [CrossRef].
  • Moritz R.F.A., Crewe R.M. (1991) The volatile emission of honeybee queens (Apis mellifera L), Apidologie 22, 205-212 [EDP Sciences].
  • Morretto G., Guerra J.C.V., Kalvelage H., Espindola E. (2004) Maternal influence on the acceptance of virgin queens introduced into Africanized honey bee (Apis mellifera) colonies, Genet. Mol. Res. 3, 441-445 [PubMed].
  • Rinderer T.E., Buco S.M., Rubink W.L., Daly H.V., Stelzer J.A., Riggio R.M., Baptista F.C. (1993) Morphometric identification of Africanized and European honey bees using large reference populations, Apidologie 24, 569-585.
  • Schneider S.S., Deeby T., Gilley D.C., DeGrandi-Hoffman G. (2004) Seasonal nest usurpation of European colonies by African swarms in Arizona, USA, Insectes Soc. 51, 359-364 [CrossRef].
  • Slessor K.N., Kaminski L.A., King G.G.S., Borden J.S., Winston M.L. (1988) Semiochemical basis for retinue response to queen honey bees, Nature 332, 354-356 [CrossRef].
  • Sokal R.R., Rohlf F.J. (1995) Biometry, W.H. Freeman and Company, New York.
  • Tarpy D.R., Gilley D.C., Seeley T.D. (2004) Levels of selection in a social insect: a review of conflict and cooperation during honey bee (Apis mellifera) queen replacement, Behav. Ecol. Sociobiol 55, 513-523 [CrossRef].
  • Velthuis H.H.W. (1970) Queen substances from the abdomen of the honey bee queen, Z. Vgl. Physiol. 70, 210-222 [CrossRef].