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TitlePopulation genomics of honeybee (Apis mellifera) using present-day and museum specimens
Study TypeOther
Abstract This project compares genomes of bees collected around Ithaca, NY, USA in 1977 and kept in a museum to those collected in 2011. The goal is to understand genetic changes that took place in the interim, particularly those likely resulting from the arrival of a novel parasite, the mite Varroa destruct .. [more]
Description This project compares genomes of bees collected around Ithaca, NY, USA in 1977 and kept in a museum to those collected in 2011. The goal is to understand genetic changes that took place in the interim, particularly those likely resulting from the arrival of a novel parasite, the mite Varroa destruct .. [more]
Center NameOIST