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Tropilaelaps mercedesae parasitism changes behavior and gene expression in honey bee workers

Tropilaelaps mercedesae is likely one of the most problematic honey bee parasites and has develop into extra threatening to the beekeeping business. Tropilaelaps can simply parasitize immature honey bees (larvae and pupae) and have each deadly and sublethal results on the person employee bees. Our examine for the primary time experimentally assessed the consequences of T. mercedesae on olfactory studying, flight capability, homing capability in...