Tuesday, December 12, 2006 - 11:00 AM

Impact of Africanized bees on science and society

Ernesto Guzman-Novoa, eguzman@uoguelph.ca, University of Guelph, Department of Envioronmental Biology, Guelph, ON, Canada

Africanized bees are now part of our daily discourse. This experiment started with the idea of improving apiculture in new world tropics. In the following years we learned many lessons on impact of biological introductions to science and society. I will present a summary of Africanized bee history and recent results from this experiment.

Species 1: Hymenoptera Apidae Apis mellifera (honey bee)

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