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    • Las abejas melíferas (Apis mellifera L) y su desempeño como insectos polinizadores en kiwi (Actinidia chinensis var. Deliciosa) 

      David, Maria Angela; Yommi, Alejandra Karina; Sanchez, Enrique Eduardo; Martinez, Analia; Palacio, María Alejandra; Atela, Osvaldo (Sociedad Argentina de Apicultores, 2020-10)
      El cultivo de kiwi (Actinidia chinensis var. deliciosa cv Hayward) presenta gran importancia en la zona del sudeste de la provincia de Buenos Aires (desde El Dorado, Sierra de los Padres, Mar del Plata, Batán, Miramar, ...
    • Caracterización de la variabilidad genética de colonias comerciales y silvestres de Apis mellifera en Argentina 

      Agra, Marcelo Nicolás (Facultad de Ciencias Agrarias, Universidad Nacional de Mar del Plata, 2018-09)
      La abeja doméstica o abeja melífera, Apis mellifera (Linnaeus, 1758) , es un insecto social perteneciente al orden Hymenoptera, familia Apidae. Esta especie está estrechamente relacionada con la actividad humana a través ...
    • Defensive Behavior and Morphometric Variation in Apis mellifera Colonies From Two Different Agro-Ecological Zones of North-Western Argentina 

      Bianchi, Eliana Mariel; Agra, Marcelo Nicolás; Garcia, Cristina Esther; Gennari, Gerardo Pablo; Maldonado, Luis Maria; Rodriguez, Graciela Adriana; Palacio, María Alejandra; Scannapieco, Alejandra Carla; Lanzavecchia, Silvia Beatriz (Frontiers Media, 2021-09-14)
      European lineages of Apis mellifera were first introduced into America for beekeeping purposes. A subsequent introduction and accidental release of A. m. scutellata resulted in hybridization events that gave rise to ...
    • Environment and Varroa destructor management as determinant of colony losses in apiaries under temperate and subtropical climate 

      Molineri, Ana Ines; Giacobino, Agostina; Pacini, Adriana Cecilia; Bulacio Cagnolo, Natalia Veronica; Merke, Julieta; Orellano, Emanuel; Bertozzi, Ezequiel; Zago, Luis Fernando Basili; Aignasse, Andrea María Elisa; Pietronave, Hernan Pablo; Rodriguez, Graciela Adriana; Crisanti, Paola Andrea; Palacio, María Alejandra; Signorini, Marcelo (2018-07)
      For the last 10 years, honey bee colony losses have been a topic of interest for researchers around the world, and many drivers for losses were described. The aim of this study was to evaluate the risk factors associated ...
    • Environmental conditions and beekeeping practices associated with Nosema ceranae presence in Argentina 

      Pacini, Adriana Cecilia; Molineri, Ana Ines; Antúnez, Karina; Bulacio Cagnolo, Natalia Veronica; Merke, Julieta; Orellano, Emanuel; Bertozzi, Ezequiel; Zago, Luis Fernando Basili; Aignasse, Andrea María Elisa; Pietronave, Hernan Pablo; Rodriguez, Graciela Adriana; Palacio, María Alejandra; Signorini Porchiett, Marcelo Lisandro; Giacobino, Agostina (Springer, 2021-01)
      A longitudinal study was carried out in order to evaluate Nosema spp. spore counts in two key moments of the year (late autumn and spring) in honeybee colonies from five eco-regions of Argentina. Three hundred and sixty ...
    • Expression analysis of genes putatively associated with hygienic behavior in selected stocks of Apis mellifera L. from Argentina 

      Scannapieco, Alejandra Carla; Mannino, Constanza; Soto, Gabriela Cinthia; Palacio, Marí­a Alejandra; Cladera, Jorge Luis; Lanzavecchia, Silvia Beatriz (2017-11)
      Hygienic behavior is an economically beneficial, heritable trait, which has evolved to limit the impact of honeybee pathogens. Selecting and breeding colonies with high levels of hygienic behavior has become a feasible and ...
    • Genetic variation and heteroplasmy of Varroa destructor inferred from ND4 mtDNA sequences 

      Muntaabski, Irina; Russo, Romina Maria; Liendo, María Clara; Palacio, María Alejandra; Cladera, Jorge Luis; Lanzavecchia, Silvia Beatriz; Scannapieco, Alejandra Carla (Springer, 2020-02)
      Varroa destructor, a parasitic mite of the western honey bee, Apis mellifera L., is a serious threat to colonies and beekeeping worldwide. Population genetics studies of the mite have provided information on two mitochondrial ...
    • Grooming Behavior in Naturally Varroa-Resistant Apis mellifera Colonies From North-Central Argentina 

      Russo, Romina Maria; Liendo, María Clara; Landi, Lucas; Pietronave, Hernan Pablo; Merke, Julieta; Fain, Hernan Carlos; Muntaabski, Irina; Palacio, María Alejandra; Rodriguez, Graciela Adriana; Lanzavecchia, Silvia Beatriz; Scannapieco, Alejandra Carla (Frontiers Media, 2020-10-22)
      The Western honey bee, Apis mellifera, is an important species in providing honey and pollination services globally. The mite Varroa destructor is the major threat to A. mellifera, and it is associated with the severe ...
    • El grooming: enemigo de la varroa 

      Russo, Romina Maria; Liendo, María Clara; Landi, Lucas; Pietronave, Hernan Pablo; Merke, Julieta; Muntaabski, Irina; Palacio, María Alejandra; Rodriguez, Graciela Adriana; Lanzavecchia, Silvia Beatriz; Scannapieco, Alejandra Carla (Sociedad Argentina de Apicultores, 2021-07)
      Una de las enfermedades que mayores pérdidas ocasiona a la industria apícola es la Varroosis, causada por el ácaro Varroa destructor. La selección de colonias por el comportamiento de grooming puede ser una respuesta a ...
    • El impacto ambiental de la actividad apícola sobrela salud de nuestro planeta 

      Sandoval, Carla Mariel; Palacio, María Alejandra; Ruffinengo, Sergio (Estación Experimental Agropecuaria Balcarce, INTA, 2021-09)
      Es conocido el servicio que las abejas aportan al ambiente y la producción de alimentos a través de la polinización. Con el objetivo de evaluar el potencial impacto de esta actividad con relación a las huellas ambientales, ...
    • Individual precocity, temporal persistence, and task-specialization of hygienic bees from selected colonies of apis mellifera 

      Scannapieco, Alejandra Carla; Lanzavecchia, Silvia Beatriz; Parreño, María Alejandra; Liendo, María Clara; Cladera, Jorge Luis; Spivak, Marla; Palacio, Marí­a Alejandra (2016)
      Hygienic behaviour is a complex trait that gives Apis mellifera L. resistance against brood diseases. Variability in the expression of hygienic behaviour is evidenced at the colonylevel and is explained by the proportion ...
    • Molecular characterization of Apis mellifera colonies from Argentina: genotypic admixture associated with ecoclimatic regions and apicultural activities 

      Agra, Marcelo Nicolás; Conte, Claudia Alejandra; Corva, Pablo Marcelo; Cladera, Jorge Luis; Lanzavecchia, Silvia Beatriz; Palacio, María Alejandra (Wiley Online Library, 2018-08)
      The European honeybee, Apis mellifera L. (Hymenoptera: Apidae), is considered as a main contributor to pollination of important crops and to honey production. Originally, beekeeping in Argentina was performed in an extended ...
    • Physicochemical parameters and sensory properties of honeys from Buenos Aires region 

      Silvano, María F.; Varela, María Soledad; Palacio, María Alejandra; Ruffinengo, Sergio Roberto; Yamul, Diego Karim (Elsevier, 2014-06-01)
      The physicochemical parameters (moisture, hydroxymethyl furfural, colour, electrical conductivity, free acidity, glucose, fructose and sucrose) and the sensory properties(aroma, taste, appeareance, texture) were determined ...
    • Selection and hybridization shaped the rapid spread of African honey bee ancestry in the Americas 

      Calfee, Erin; Agra, Marcelo Nicolás; Palacio, María Alejandra; Ramirez, Santiago; Coop, Graham (Public Library of Science, 2020-10)
      Recent biological invasions offer ‘natural’ laboratories to understand the genetics and ecology of adaptation, hybridization, and range limits. One of the most impressive and well-documented biological invasions of the ...
    • Standard methods for fungal brood disease research = Métodos estándar para la investigación de enfermedades fúngicas de la cría 

      Jensen, Annette Bruun; Aronstein, Kathrine; Flores, José Manuel; Vojvodic, Svjetlana; Palacio, María Alejandra; Spivak, Marla (Taylor & Francis, 2013)
      Chalkbrood and stonebrood are two fungal diseases associated with honey bee brood. Chalkbrood, caused by Ascosphaera apis, is a common and widespread disease that can result in severe reduction of emerging worker bees and ...
    • Strategic use of honey bees (Apis mellifera L.) to increase the number and size of fruits in kiwifruit (Actinidia chinensis var. deliciosa) 

      David, Maria Angela; Sanchez, Enrique Eduardo; Martinez, Analia Noelia; Murillo, Natalia Lorena; Marcellán, Olga; Atela, Osvaldo; Palacio, María Alejandra (Elsevier, 2022-02)
      Fruit size in kiwifruit depends mainly on the number of seeds or fertilized ovules. Pollination by wind is not enough to obtain a fruit size accepted by the market, so it is necessary to perform this practice by means of ...
    • Varroa destructor and viruses association in honey bee colonies under different climatic conditions 

      Giacobino, Agostina; Molineri, Ana Ines; Pacini, Adriana Cecilia; Fondevila, Norberto Antonio; Pietronave, Hernan Pablo; Rodriguez, Graciela Adriana; Palacio, Marí­a Alejandra; Bulacio Cagnolo, Natalia Veronica; Orellano, Emanuel; Salto, Cesar Eduardo; Signorini, Marcelo; Merke, Julieta (2016-06)
      Honey bee colonies are threatened by multiple factors including complex interactions between environmental and diseases such as parasitic mites and viruses. We compared the presence of honeybee-pathogenic viruses and Varroa ...