There have been very few studies on hygienic behaviour as a mechanism of resistance to American foulbrood since Park, Woodrow, Rothenbuhler, and Rothenbuhler’s students published their seminal work.The studies outlined in this part of the review form the core of information from which all later studies on hygienic behaviour have been based.
Spivak, M., & Gilliam, M. (1998). Hygienic behaviour of honey bees and its application for control of brood diseases and Varroa: Part II. Studies on hygienic behaviour since the Rothenbuhler era. Bee world, 79(4), 169-186.
Spivak, Marla; Gilliam, Martha.
Hygienic behaviour of honey bees and its application for control of brood diseases and varroa: Part I. Hygienic behaviour and resistance to American foulbrood.
International Bee Research Association.
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