The assumption is when somebody calls us, they do have the Africanized bees
,'' said Jack Hazelrigg, vector control district manager.
However, the defensive behavior of africanized bees
remains highly distinguished.
A comparative study of Varroa jacobsoni reproduction in worker cells of honey bees (Apis mellifera) in England and Africanized bees
in Yucatan, Mexico.
Scientists feared that dangerous swarms of Africanized bees
would compete with native bees.
In Costa Rica, the presence of Africanized bees
was first reported in early 1983, in San Isidro de El General (11, 12).
The new breed of bees developed a bad reputation for their hot tempers - if a hive is disturbed, Africanized bees
will attack and swarm more viciously than other honeybees.
The most frequent pollen species in both European and Africanized bee
pollen load samples in both sites (with a mean percentage frequency of [greater than or equal to] 2%) were C.
In the early 1970s the Africanized bee
was beginning to become known to the public, primarily through quite vivid stories of the havoc it could create.
An Africanized bee
works herself to death in two-thirds of the time it takes the gentle Italian bees that most beekeepers raise.
are famous for chasing their victims over long distances.
22 PROCEEDINGS OF THE ROYAL SOCIETY OF LONDON B, the Africanized bee
"has helped to bring D.
This Africanized bee
, which has been migrating from South America since the 1950s after the hybrid bees were bred, looks just like a honeybee, according to the Texas A&M University agricultural program.