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Seasonal incidence of ectoparasitic mite Tropilaelaps clareae Delfinado and Baker (Acarina: Laelapidae) in Apis mellifera L. colonies in Kullu valley of Himachal Pradesh

Jitender Kumar; Sharma, S.D.

Pest Management and Economic Zoology 11(1): 15-19


ISSN/ISBN: 0971-5703
Accession: 004311766

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Studies on the seasonal incidence of ectoparasitic mite T. clareae in Apis mellifera colonies during 1994-96 in an apiary at Bajaura, Kullu, Himachal Pradesh, India, showed that brood infestation by the mite peaked in the second week of October during 1994 (25.40%) and 1995 (9.07%), and third week of July during 1996 (11.83%).

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