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Asiatic honeybee

Scientific Name
Apis cerana
Scientific Author
Fabricius
Taxonomy
(Hymenoptera: Apidae)
Status
Exotic Species Establishment in Australia
Reliability
High
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References

  • Akratanakul, P. 1987. Honeybee diseases and enemies in Asia: a practical guide. FAO Agricultural Services Bulletin 68 / 5. FAO: Rome. 51 pp.

  • Bailey, L. 1982. A strain of sacbrood virus from Apis cerana. Journal of Invertebrate Pathology 39: 264-265.

  • Morse, R.A. and Nowogrodzki, R. (Eds) 1990. Honeybee pests, predators and diseases. 2nd Edition. Comstock Publishing Associates, Cornell Univeristy Press, Ithaca: USA. 474 pp.

  • Partap, U. (1999) Conservation of Endangered Himalayan Honeybee, Apis cerana for Crop Pollination. In Asian Bee Journal 1(1): 44-49.

  • Verma, L. R.; Partap, U. (1993) The Asian Hive Bee, Apis cerana, as a Pollinator in Vegetable Seed Production. Kathmandu: ICIMOD.

  • Wongsiri, S. (1992) Beekeeping Problems in Developing Countries of South-East Asia. In Verma, L. R. (ed) Honeybees in Mountain Agriculture, pp 239-248. New Delhi: Oxford & IBH Publishing Co.

  • Ruttner, F. (1987). Biogeography and taxonomy of honeybees.  Springer Verlag publishers London 284pp.

     

Acknowledgements

Kathryn Sparks, AQIS Victoria

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