Institute of Bee Health

Research

Publications

Below is a list of the most recent peer-reviewed scientific papers and book chapters emerging from the Institute of Bee Health since its inception in 2013 (staff in bold). For a full list of publications by our members, please visit their profiles.
(last updated: 8th of September 2020)

2020

  1. Beaurepaire A, Piot N, Doublet V, Antunez K, Campbell E, Chantawannakul P, Chejanovsky N, Gajda A, Heerman M, Panziera D, Smagghe G, Yañez O, de Miranda J.R, Dalmon A. (2020) Diversity and global distribution of viruses of the Western honey bee, Apis mellifera. Insects 11(4):239. DOI: 10.3390/insects11040239
  2. Huwiler M, Papach A, Cristina E, Yañez O, Williams GR, Neumann P. (2020) Deformed wings of small hive beetle independent of virus infections and mites. Journal of Invertebrate Pathology 19:107365. DOI: 10.1016/j.jip.2020.107365
  3. Liu Y, Beaurepaire A, Rogers C.W., Lopez D, Evans J.D, Straub L, Neumann P, Cook S.C, Huang Q. (2020) Gene expression and functional analyses of odorant receptors in small hive beetles (Aethina tumida). International Journal of Molecular Science, 21. DOI: 10.3390/ijms21134582
  4. Liu Y, Han W, Gao J, Songkun S, Beaurepaire A, Yanez O, Neumann P. (2020) Out of Africa: Novel source of small hive beetles infesting Eastern and Western honey bee colonies in China. Journal of Apicultural Research. DOI: 10.1080/00218839.2020.1816686
  5. Mondet F, Beaurepaire A, McAfee A, Locke B, Alaux C, Blanchard S, Danka B, Le Conte Y. (2020) Honey bee survival mechanisms against the parasite Varroa destructor: A systematic review of phenotypic and genomic research efforts. International Journal of Parasitology. 50, 433–447. DOI: 10.1016/j.ijpara.2020.03.005
  6. Moro A, Blacquière T, Dahle B, Dietemann V, Le Conte Y, Locke B, Neumann P, Beaurepaire A. (under review). Adaptive population structure shifts in invasive parasitic mites, Varroa destructor. Authorea. DOI: 10.22541/au.159430725.57355969
  7. Schittny D, Yañez O, Neumann P. Honey bee virus transmission via hive products. Veterinary Sciences. 2020;7(3):96. DOI: 10.3390/vetsci7030096
  8. Schläppi D, Chejanovsky N, Yañez O, Neumann P. (2020) Foodborne transmission and clinical symptoms of honey bee viruses in ants Lasius spp. Viruses 12(3):321. DOI: 10.3390/v12030321
  9. Straub L, Minnameyer A, Strobl V, Kolari E, Friedli A, Kalbermatten I, Merkelbach AJ, Yañez O, Neumann P. (2020) From antagonism to synergism: Extreme differences in stressor interactions in one species. Scientific reports 10(1):1-8. DOI: 10.1038/s41598-020-61371-x
  10. Straub L, Strobl V, Neumann P. (2020) The need for an evolutionary approach to ecotoxicology. Nature Ecology & Evolution 4, 895. DOI: 10.1038/s41559-020-1194-6
  11. Yañez O, Chávez-Galarza J, Tellgren-Roth C, Pinto MA, Neumann P, de Miranda JR. (2020) The honeybee (Apis mellifera) developmental state shapes the genetic composition of the deformed wing virus-A quasispecies during serial transmission. Scientific reports 10(1):1-2. DOI: 10.1038/s41598-020-62673-w
  12. Yañez O, Piot N, Dalmon A, de Miranda J, Chantawannakul P, Panziera D, Amiri E, Smagghe G, Schroeder D, Chejanovsky N. (2020) Bee viruses: Routes of infection in Hymenoptera. Frontiers in Microbiology 11(943). DOI: 10.3389/fmicb.2020.00943

2019

  1. Beaurepaire A, Moro A, Mondet F, Le Conte Y, Neumann P, Locke B (2019) Population genetics of ectoparasitic mites suggest arms race with honeybee hosts. Sci Rep 9:11355. DOI: 10.1038/s41598-019-47801-5
  2. Beaurepaire A, Sann C, Arredondo D, Mondet F, Le Conte Y (2019) Behavioral Genetics of the Interactions between Apis mellifera and Varroa destructor. Insects 10(299). DOI: 10.3390/insects10090299
  3. Blacquière T, Boot W, Calis J, Moro A, Neumann P, Panziera D (2019) Darwinian black box selection for resistance to settled invasive Varroa destructor parasites in honey bees. Biol Invasions 2019:1-10. DOI: 10.1007/s10530-019-02001-0
  4. Broeckx BJG, De Smet L, Blacquiere T, Maebe K, Khalenkow M, Van Poucke M, Dahle D, Neumann P, Bach Nguyen K, Smagghe G, Deforce DL, Van Nieuwerburgh F, Peelman L, de Graaf DC (2019) Honey bee predisposition of resistance to ubiquitous mite infestations. Sci Rep 9:7794. DOI: 10.1038/s41598-019-44254-8
  5. Cornelissen B, Neumann P, Schweiger O (2019) Global warming promotes biological invasion of a honey bee pest. Global Change Biol, in press.
  6. Dietemann V, Neumann P, Carreck N, Ellis JD (2019) EDITORIAL The COLOSS BEEBOOK – Volume III, Part 1: Standard methods for Apis mellifera product research. J Apic Res 58(2): online first. DOI: 10.1080/00218839.2019.1574449
  7. Dietemann V, Beaurepaire A, Page P, Yañez O, Buawangpong N, Chantawannakul P, Neumann P (2019) Population genetics of ectoparasitic mites Varroa spp. in Eastern and Western honey bees. Parasitology 1–11. DOI: 10.1017/S003118201900091X
  8. Evans JD, McKenna DD, Scully ED, Cook SC, Dainat B, Egekwu N, Grubbs N, Lopez D, Lorenzen MD, Reyna SM, Rinkevich FD, Neumann P, Huang Q (2019) Genome of the small hive beetle (Aethina tumida, Coleoptera: Nitidulidae), a worldwide parasite of social bee colonies, provides insights into detoxification and herbivory. GigaScience, giy138. DOI: 10.1093/gigascience/giy138
  9. Friedli A, Williams GR, Bruckner S, Neumann P, Straub L (2019) The weakest link: Haploid honey bees are more susceptible to neonicotinoid insecticides. Chemosphere 242:125145. DOI: 10.1016/j.chemosphere.2019.125145
  10. Giroud B, Bruckner S, Straub L, Neumann P, Williams GR, Vulliet E (2019) Trace-level determination of two neonicotinoid insecticide residues in honey bee royal jelly using ultra-sound assisted salting-out liquid liquid extraction followed by ultra-high-performance liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry. Microchemical Journal 151. DOI: 10.1016/j.microc.2019.104249.
  11. Gonthier J, Papach A, Straub L, Campbell JW, Williams GR, Neumann P (2019) Bees and flowers: How to feed an invasive beetle species. Ecol Evol. 9(11): 6422-6432. DOI: 10.1002/ece3.5217
  12. Huang Q, Li W, Chen Y, Retschnig-Tanner G, Yañez O, Neumann P, Evans JD (2019) Dicer regulates Nosema ceranae proliferation in honey bees. Insect Molecular Biology 28: 74-85. DOI: 10.1111/imb.12534
  13. Khongphinitbunjong K, Chantawannakul P, Yañez O, Neumann P (2019) Survival of ectoparasitic mites Tropilaelaps mercedesae in association with honeybee hive products. Insects 10, 36. DOI: 10.3390/insects10020036
  14. Levin S, Sela N, Erez T, Neste lD, Pettis JS, Neumann P, Chejanovsky N (2019) New viruses from the ectoparasite mite Varroa destructor infesting Apis mellifera and Apis cerana. Viruses 2019, 11 (2), 94. DOI: 10.3390/v11020094
  15. Neumann P, Pirk CWW (2019) Increased response to sequential infections of honeybee, Apis mellifera scutellata, colonies by socially parasitic Cape honeybee, A. m. capensis, workers. Scientific Reports 9:7582. DOI: 10.1038/s41598-019-43920-1
  16. Oddie MAY, Neumann P, Dahle B (2019) Cell size and Varroa destructor mite infestations in susceptible and naturally-surviving honey bee (Apis mellifera) colonies. Apidologie, online first, DOI: 10.1007/s13592-018-0610-2
  17. Ouessou Idrissou F, Huang Q, Yañez O, Neumann P (2019) International beeswax trade facilitates small hive beetle invasions. Sci Rep 9:10665. DOI: 10.1038/s41598-019-47107-6
  18. Papach A, Gonthier J, Williams GR, Neumann P (2019) Sex ratio of small hive beetles: The role of pupation and adult longevity. Insects 10(133): 1-5. DOI: 10.3390/insects10050133
  19. Pettis JS, Chaimanee V (2019) The survival of Tropilaelaps mercedesae on beehive products. Journal of Apicultural Research 58(3): 413-15. DOI: 10.1080/00218839.2019.1577794
  20. Retschnig G, Kellermann LA, Mehmann MM, Yañez O, Winiger P, Williams GR, Neumann P (2019) Black queen cell virus infections of drifted honey bee workers. Journal of Apicultural Research 58(5): 754-755. DOI: 10.1080/00218839.2019.165513
  21. Schäfer MO, Cardaio I, Cilia G, Cornelissen B, Crailsheim K, Formato G, Lawrence AK, Le Conte Y, Mutinelli F, Nanetti A, Rivera-Gomis J, Teepe A, Neumann P (2019) How to slow the global spread of small hive beetles, Aethina tumida. Biol Invasions 21:1451–1459. DOI: 10.1007/s10530-019-01917-x
  22. Schläppi D, Lattrell P, Yañez O, Chejanovsky N, Neumann P (2019) Foodborne transmission of Deformed wing virus to ants (Myrmica rubra). Insects 10(11): 394. DOI: 10.3390/insects10110394
  23. Straub L, Williams GR, Vidondo B, Khongphinitbunjong K, Retschnig G, Schneeberger A, Chantawannakul P, Dietemann V, Neumann P (2019) Neonicotinoids and ectoparasitic mites synergistically impact honeybees. Sci Rep 9:8159. DOI: 10.1016/j.ijpara.2019.03.006
  24. Strobl V, Albrecht M, Radford S, Wolf S, Neumann P (2019) A short note on extreme sex ratio in solitary bees Osmia cornuta in semi-field trials testing the impact of neonicotinoids. J Apic Res, online first, DOI: 10.1080/00218839.2018.1552238s.
  25. Strobl V, Straub L, Bruckner S, Albrecht M, Maitip J, Kolari E, Chantawannakul P, Williams GR, Neumann P (2019) Not every sperm counts: Male fertility in solitary bees, Osmia cornuta. PLoS ONE 14(3): e0214597. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0214597
  26. Strobl V, Yañez O, Straub L, Albrecht M, Neumann P (2019) Trypanosomatid parasites infecting managed honeybees and wild solitary bees. International J Parasitol 49, 8. DOI: 10.1016/j.ijpara.2019.03.006
  27. Wang S, Lin Z, Dietemann V, Neumann P, Wu Y, Hu F, Zheng H (2019) Ectoparasitic mites Varroa underwoodi (Acarina: Varroidae) in Eastern, but not in Western honeybees. Journal of Economic Entomology 112(1): 25–32. DOI: 10.1093/jee/toy288
  28. Withrow JM, Petts JS, Tarpy DR (2019) Effects of temperature during package transportation on queen establishment and survival in honey bees (Hymenoptera: Apidea). Journal of Economic Entomology 112(3): 1-7. DOI: 10.1093/jee/toz003

 

2018

  1. Cornelissen ACM, Neumann P (2018) How to catch a small beetle: Top tips for visually screening honey bee colonies for small hive beetles. Bee World 95(3): 99-102. DOI: 10.1080/0005772X.2018.1465374
  2. Evans JD, Huang Q (2018) Interactions among host-parasite microRNAs during Nosema ceranae proliferation in Apis mellifera. Frontiers in Microbiology 9: 698. DOI: 10.3389/fmicb.2018.00698.
  3. Evans JD, McKenna D, Scully ED, Cook SC, Dainat B, Egekwu N, Grubbs N, Lopez D, Lorenzen MD, Reyna SM, Rinkevich FD, Neumann P, Huang Q (2018) Genome of the small hive beetle (Aethina tumida, Coleoptera: Nitidulidae), a worldwide parasite of social bee colonies, provides insights into detoxification and herbivory. GigaScience 7(12), giy138. DOI: 10.1111/imb.12543.
  4. Huang Q (2018) Evolution of Dicer and Argonaute orthologs in microsporidian parasites. Infection, Genetics and Evolution 65: 329-332.  DOI: 10.1016/j.meegid.2018.08.011.
  5. Huang Q, Li W, Chen J, Retschnig G, Yañez O, Neumann P, Evans J (2018) Dicer regulates Nosema ceranae proliferation in honeybees. Insect Molecular Biology 28(1): 74-85. DOI:10.1111/imb.12543.
  6. Kayode AL, Neumann P (2018) Small hive beetle infestation levels of honey bee colonies correlate with precipitation and forest cover. Apidologie 49(4): 517-525. DOI: 10.1007/s13592-018-0579-x.
  7. Lin Z, Qin Y, Page P, Wang S, Li L, Wen Z, Hu F, Neumann P, Zheng H, Dietemann V (2018) Reproduction of parasitic mites Varroa destructor in original and new honey bee hosts. Ecol Evol, 2018 (8): 2135–2145. DOI: 10.1002/ece3.3802.
  8. Neumann P, Spiewok S, Pettis JS, Radloff SE, Spooner-Hart R, Hepburn R (2018) Differences in absconding between African and European honeybee subspecies facilitate invasion success of small hive beetles. Apidologie, 49(5): 527-537. DOI: 10.1007/s13592-018-0580-4.
  9. Oddie MAY, Büchler R, Dahle B, Kovacic M, Le Conte Y, Locke B, de Miranda J, Mondet F, Neumann P (2018) Rapid parallel evolution overcomes global honey bee parasite. Scientific Reports, 8(1): 7704. DOI: 10.1038/s41598-018-26001-7.
  10. Oddie MAY, Dahle B, Neumann P (2018) Reduced postcapping period in honey bees surviving Varroa destructor by means of natural selection. Insects, 9(4): 149. DOI: 10.3390/insects9040149.
  11. Ouessou Idrissou F, Huang Q, Yañez O, Lawrence Akinwande K, Neumann P (2018) PCR diagnosis of small hive beetles. Insects 9(24): 1-7. DOI: 10.3390/insects9010024. 
  12. Ouessou Idrissou F, Straub L, Neumann P (2018) Keeping a low profile: small hive beetle reproduction in African honeybee colonies. Agriculture and Forest Entomology 21(1): 136-138. DOI: 10.1111/afe.12306.
  13. Potts S, Neumann P, Vaissière B, Vereecken N (2018) Robotic bees for crop pollination: why drones cannot replace biodiversity. Science of The Total Environment 642: 665–667. DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2018.06.114.
  14. Wang S, Lin Z, Dietemann V, Neumann P, Wu Y, Hu F, Zheng H (2018) Ectoparasitic mites Varroa underwoodi (Acarina: Varroidae) in Eastern, but not in Western honeybees. Journal of Economic Entomology. DOI: 10.1093/jee/toy288.
  15. Zheng H, Cao L, Huang S, Neumann P, Hu F (2018) Current status of the beekeeping industry in China. In: P Chantawannakul, G Williams, P Neumann (Eds.) Asian Beekeeping in the 21st Century, in press.

 

2017

  1. Chaimanee V, Thongtue U, Sornmai N, Songsri S, Pettis JS (2017) Antimicrobial activity of plant extracts against the honeybee pathogens, Paenibacillus larvae and Ascosphaera apis and their topical toxicity to Apis mellifera adults. Journal of Applied Microbiology 123(5): 1160-1167. DOI: 10.1111/jam.13579.
  2. Colwell MJ, Williams GR, Evans RC, Shutler D (2017) Honey bee-collected pollen in agro-ecosystems reveals diet diversity, diet quality, and pesticide exposure. Ecology and Evolution 7: 7243-7253. DOI: 10.1002/ece3.3178.
  3. de Guzman LI, Williams GR, Khongphinitbunjong K, Chantawannakul P (2017) Ecology, life history, and management of tropilaelaps mites. Journal of Economic Entomology 110: 319-332. DOI: 10.1093/jee/tow304.
  4. Dively GP, Embrey MS, Kamel A, Hawthorne DJ, Pettis JS (2017) Correction: Assessment of Chronic Sublethal Effects of Imidacloprid on Honey Bee Colony Health. PLoS One 12(7): e0181297. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0181297.
  5. Drescher N, Klein AM, Neumann P, Yañez O, Leonhardt SD (2017) Inside Honeybee Hives: Impact of Natural Propolis on the Ectoparasitic Mite Varroa destructor and Viruses. Insects 8(1). DOI: 10.3390/insects8010015.
  6. Eyer M, Dainat B, Neumann P, Dietemann V (2017) Social regulation of nestmate ageing by young workers in honey bees, Apis mellifera. Experimental Gerontology 87: 84–91. DOI: 10.1016/j.exger.2016.11.006.
  7. Fauser A, Sandrock C, Neumann P, Sadd BM (2017) Neonicotinoids override parasite impact on hibernation success of a key bumblebee pollinator. Journal of Economic Entomology 42(3): 306-314. DOI: 10.1111/een.12385.
  8. Forfert N, Troxler A, Retschnig G, Gauthier L, Straub L, Moritz RFA, Neumann P, Williams GR (2017) Neonicotinoid pesticides can reduce honeybee colony genetic diversity. PLoS One 12(10): 1-14. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0186109.
  9. Haddad NJ, Noureddine A, Al-Shagour B, Loucif-Ayad W, El-Niweiri MAA, Anaswah E, Hammour WA, El-Obeid D, Imad A, Shebl MA, Almaleky AS, Nasher A, Walid N, Bergigui MF, Yañez O, de Miranda JR (2017) Distribution and variability of deformed wing virus of honeybees (Apis mellifera) in the Middle East and North Africa. Insect Science 24(1): 103-113. DOI: 10.1111/1744-7917.12277.
  10. Krongdang S, Evans JD; Pettis JS, Chantawannakul P (2017) Multilocus sequence typing, biochemical and antibiotic resistance characterizations real diversity of North American strains of the honey bee pathogen Paenibacillus larvae. PLoS One 12(5): e0176831. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0176831.
  11. Kulhanek K, Steinhauer N, Rennich K, Caron DM, Sagili RR, Pettis JS, Ellis JD, Wilson ME, Wilkes JT, Tarpy DR (2017) A national survey of managed honey bee 2015-2016 annual colony losses in the USA. Journal of Apicultural Research 56(4): 328-340. DOI: 10.1080/00218839.2017.1344496.
  12. Levin, S., Galbraith, D., Sela, N., Erez, T., Grozinger, C., & Chejanovsky, N. (2017) Presence of Apis rhabdovirus-1 in populations of pollinators and their parasites from two continents. Frontiers in Microbiology 8:  2482. DOI: 10.3389/fmicb.2017.02482.
  13. Li ZG, Li M, Huang JN, Ma CS, Xiao LC. Huang Q, Zhao YZ, Nie HY, Su SK (2017) Effects of sublethal concentrations of chlorpyrifos on olfactory learning and memory performances in two bee species: Apis mellifera and Apis cerana. Sociobiology 64(2): 174-181. DOI: 10.13102/sociobiology.v64i2.1385.
  14. Maitip J, Zhang X, Ken T, Hong Thai P, Kirejtshuk A, Chantawannakul P, Neumann P (2017) A scientific note on the association of black fungus beetles (Alphitobius laevigatus, Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae) with Asian honey bee colonies (Apis cerana). Apidologie 48 (2): 271–273. DOI: 10.1007/s13592-016-0471-5.
  15. Neumann P (2017) Small hive beetle in Italy: what can we expect in the future? In: N.L. Carreck (Ed.) The small hive beetle - a growing problem in the 21st century. International Bee Research Association / Northern Bee Books; Congresbury, UK. ISBN: 978-0-86098-278-4 p. 33-40.
  16. Neumann P, Blacquière T (2017) The Darwin cure for apiculture? Natural selection and managed honey bee health. Evolutionary Applications 10(3): 226–230. DOI: 10.1111/eva.12448.
  17. Oddie MAY, Dahle B, Neumann P (2017) Norwegian honey bees surviving Varroa destructor mite infestations by means of natural selection. PeerJ 5:e3956. DOI: 10.7717/peerj.3956.
  18. Parejo M, Wragg D, Henriques D, Vignal A, Neuditschko M (2017) Genome-wide scans between two honeybee populations reveal putative signatures of human-mediated selection. Animal Genetics 48(6): 704-707. DOI: 10.1111/age.12599.
  19. Pettis JS, Rose R, Chaimanee V (2017) Chemical and cultural control of Tropilaelaps mercedesae mites in honeybee (Apis mellifera) colonies in Northern Thailand. PLOS One 12(11): e0188063. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0188063.
  20. Pettis JS, Schäfer MO, Neumann P (2017) The small hive beetles in the US: what can we learn from that? In: N.L. Carreck (Ed.) The small hive beetle - a growing problem in the 21st century. International Bee Research Association / Northern Bee Books; Congresbury, UK. ISBN: 978-0-86098-278-4, p. 41-50.
  21. Retschnig G, Williams GR, Schneeberger A, Neumann P (2017) Cold ambient temperature promotes Nosema spp. intensity in honey bees (Apis mellifera). Insects 8(1): 20. DOI: 10.3390/insects8010020.
  22. Sakamoto Y, Maeda T, Yoshiyama M, Pettis JS (2017) Differential susceptibility to the tracheal mite Acarapis woodi between Apis cerana and Apis mellifera. Apidologie 48(2): 150-158. DOI: 10.1007/s13592-016-0460-8.
  23. Smart MD, Cornman RS, Iwanowicz DD, McDermott-Kubeczko M, Pettis JS, Spivak MS, Otto CRV (2017) A comparison of honey bee-collected pollen from working agricultural lands using light microscopy and ITS metabarcoding. Environmental Entomology 46(1): 38-49. DOI: 10.1093/ee/nvw159.
  24. Suang S, Manaboon M, Singtripop T, Hiruma K, Kaneko Y, Neumann P, Chantawannakul P (2017) Larval diapause termination in the bamboo borer, Omphisa fuscidentalis. PLoS ONE 12(4): e0174919. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0174919.
  25. Tritschler M, Retschnig G, Yañez O, Williams GR, Neumann P (2017) Host sharing by the honey bee parasites Lotmaria passim and Nosema ceranae. Ecology and Evolution 7(6):1850-1857. DOI: 10.1002/ece3.2796.
  26. Tritschler M, Vollmann JJ, Yañez O, Chejanovsky N, Crailsheim K, Neumann P (2017) Protein nutrition governs within-host race of honey bee pathogens. Scientific Reports 7(1): 14988. DOI:10.1038/s41598-017-15358-w.
  27. Willcox BK, Howlett BG, Neumann P (2017) Absence of small hive beetles from flowering plants. Journal of Apicultural Research 56(5): 643-645. DOI: 10.1080/00218839.2017.1355347.

 

 

2016

  1. Brown MJF, Dicks LV, Paxton RJ, Baldock KCR, Barron AB, Chauzat MP, Freitas BM, Goulson D, Jepsen S, Kremen C, Li J, Neumann P, Pattemore DE, Potts SG, Schweiger O, Seymour CL, Stout JC (2016) A horizon scan of future threats and opportunities for pollinators and pollination. PeerJ 4: e2006v. DOI: 10.7717/peerj.2249.
  2. Chantawannakul P, De Guzman L, Li J, Williams GR (2016) Parasites, pathogens, and pests of honeybees in Asia. Apidologie 47(3): 301-324. DOI: 10.1007/s13592-015-0407-5.
  3. Charbonneau LR, Hillier NK, Rogers REL, Williams GR, Shutler D (2016) Effects of Nosema apis, N. ceranae, and coinfections on honey bee (Apis mellifera) learning and memory. Scientific Reports 6: 22626. DOI: 10.1038/srep22626.
  4. Eyer M, Neumann P, Dietemann V (2016) A look into the cell: honey storage in honey bees, Apis mellifera. PLoS ONE 11(8): e0161059. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0161059.
  5. Eyer M, Greco MK, Lang J, Neumann P, Dietemann V (2016) No spatial patterns for early nectar storage in honey bee colonies. Insectes Sociaux 63: 51-59. DOI: 10.1007/s00040-015-0432-4.
  6. Huang Q, Chen YP, Neumann P, Li WF, Evans JD (2016) Effective Silencing of Dicer decreases spore load of the honey bee parasite Nosema ceranae. Fungal Genomics & Biology 6: 144. DOI: 10.4172/2165-8056.1000144.
  7. Khongphinitbunjong K, Neumann P, Chantawannakul P, Williams GR (2016) The ectoparasitic mite Tropilaelaps mercedesae reduces western honey bee, Apis mellifera, longevity and emergence weight, and promotes Deformed wing virus infections. Journal of Invertebrate Pathology 137: 38–42. DOI: 10.1016/j.jip.2016.04.006.
  8. Kollmann M, Rupenthal AL, Neumann P, Huetteroth W, Schachtner J (2016) Novel antennal lobe substructures revealed in the small hive beetle Aethina tumida. Cell and tissue research 363(3), 679-692. DOI: 10.1007/s00441-015-2282-9.
  9. Li WF, Evans JD, Huang Q, Rodríguez-García C, Liu J, Hamilton M, Grozinger C, Webster TC, Su SK (2016) Silencing honey bee (Apis mellifera) naked cuticle (nkd) improves host immune function and reduces Nosema ceranae infections. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 82, 6779-6787. DOI: 10.1128/AEM.02105-16.
  10. Lin Z, Page P, Li L, Qin Y, Zhang Y, Hu F, Neumann P, Zheng H, Dietemann V (2016) Go East for better honey bee health: Apis cerana is faster at hygienic behavior than A. mellifera. PLoS ONE 11(9): e0162647. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0162647.
  11. Little C, Shutler D, Williams GR (2016) Associations among Nosema spp. fungi, Varroa destructor mites, and chemical treatments in honey bees, Apis mellifera. Journal of Apicultural Research 54(4), 378-385. DOI: 10.1080/00218839.2016.1159068.
  12. Neumann P, Buchholz S, Jenkins M, Pettis JS (2016) The suitability of the sterile insect technique as a pest management of small hive beetles, Aethina tumida Murray (Coleoptera: Nitidulidae). Journal of Apicultural Research 54(3): 236–237. DOI: 10.1080/00218839.2016.1142734.
  13. Neumann P, Pettis JS, Schäfer MO (2016) Quo vadis Aethina tumida? Biology and control of small hive beetles. Apidologie 47(3): 427-466. DOI: 10.1007/s13592-016-0426-x.
  14. Page P, Lin Z, Buawangpong N, Zheng H, Hu F, Neumann P, Chantawannakul P, Dietemann V (2016) Social apoptosis in honey bee superorganisms. Scientific Reports 6: 27210: 1-6. DOI: 10.1038/srep27210.
  15. Straub L, Villamar-Bouza L, Bruckner S, Chantawannakul P, Gauthier L, Khongphinitbunjong K, Retschnig G, Troxler A, Vidondo B, Neumann P, Williams GR (2016) Neonicotinoid insecticides can serve as inadvertent insect contraceptives. Proceedings of the Royal Society Biological Sciences 283: 20160506. DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2016.0506.
  16. Tarver MR, Huang Q, de Guzman L, Rinderer T, Holloway B, Reese J, Weaver D, Evans JD (2016) Transcriptomic and functional resources for the small hive beetle Aethina tumida, a worldwide parasite of honey bees. Genomics Data 9: 97-99. DOI: 10.1016/j.gdata.2016.06.003.
  17. Tsevegmid K, Neumann P, Yañez O (2016) The honey bee pathosphere of Mongolia: European viruses in Central Asia. PLoS ONE 11(3): e0151164. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0151164.
  18. Yañez O, Gauthier L, Chantawannakul P, Neumann P (2016) Endosymbiotic bacteria in honey bees: Arsenophonus spp. are not transmitted transovarially. FEMS Microbiology Letters. DOI: 10.1093/femsle/fnw147.
  19. Yañez O, Zheng H-Q, Su X-L, Hu F-L, Neumann P, Dietemann V (2016) Potential for virus transfer between the honey bees Apis mellifera and A. cerana. Journal of Apicultural Research 54, 179-191. DOI: 10.1080/00218839.2015.1128145.

 

2015

  1. Charbonneau LR, Hillier NK, Rogers REL, Williams GR, Shutler D (2015) Effects of Nosema apis, N. ceranae, and coinfections on honey bee (Apis mellifera) learning and memory. Scientific Reports 6: 22626.
  2. de Miranda J, Cornman S, Evans J, Haddad N, Neumann P, Gauthier L, Semberg E (2015) Genome characterization, prevalence and distribution of a Macula-like virus from Apis mellifera and Varroa destructor. Viruses 7: 3586-3602.
  3. Gauthier L, Cornman S, Hartmann U, Cousserans F, Evans JD, de Miranda JR, Neumann P (2015) The Apis mellifera filamentous virus genome. Viruses 7: 3798-3815.
  4. Hartmann U, Forsgren E, Charrière JD, Neumann P, Gauthier L (2015) Dynamics of Apis mellifera filamentous virus (AmFV) infections in honey bees and relationships with other parasites. Viruses 7: 2654-2667.
  5. Krishnan K, Neumann P, Ahmad AH, Pimid M (2015) A scientific note on the association of Haptoncus luteolus (Coleoptera: Nitidulidae) with colonies of multiple stingless bee species. Apidologie 46: 262–264.
  6. Neumann P (2015) Ecosystem services: Academies review insecticide harm. Nature 520: 157.
  7. Neumann P (2015) Impact of chronic neonicotinoid exposure on honeybee colony performance and queen supersedure. In: Key findings of the STEP project. Potts S, Biesmeijer K, Bommarco R, Breeze T, Carvalheiro L, Franzén M, González-Varo JP, Holzschuh A, Kleijn D, Klein A-M, Kunin, B, Lecocq T, Lundin O, Michez D, Neumann P, Nieto A, Penev L, Rasmont P, Ratamäki O, Riedinger V, Roberts S, Rundlöf M, Scheper J, Sørensen P, Steffan-Dewenter I, Stoev P, Vilà M, Schweiger O (2015) Status and trends of European pollinators. Pensoft Publishers, Sofia, p. 33-35. ISBN: 978-954-642-762-5.
  8. Neumann P, Naef J, Crailsheim K, Crewe RM, Pirk CWW (2015) Hit-and-run trophallaxis of small hive beetles. Ecology and Evolution 5: 5478–5486.
  9. Ravoet J, Schwarz RS, Descamps T, Yañez O, Tozkar O, Martin-Hernandez R, Bartolomé C, De Smet L, DeRisi J, Higes M, Wenseleers T, Schmid-Hempel R, Neumann P, Kadowaki T, Evans JD, de Graaf DC (2015) Differential diagnosis of the honey bee trypanosomatids Crithidia mellificae and Lotmaria passim. Journal of Invertebrate Pathology 130: 21–27.
  10. Retschnig G, Williams GR, Odemer R, Boltin J, Di Poto C, Mehmann MM, Retschnig P, Winiger P, Rosenkranz P, Neumann P (2015) Effects, but no interactions, of ubiquitous pesticide and parasite stressors on honey bee (Apis mellifera) lifespan and behaviour in a colony environment. Environmental Microbiology 17: 4322-4331.
  11. Steinmann N, Corona M, Neumann P, Dainat B (2015) Overwintering is associated with reduced expression of immune genes and higher susceptibility to virus infection in honey bees. PLoS ONE 10(6): e0129956.
  12. Straub L, Williams GR, Pettis JS, Fries I, Neumann P (2015) Superorganism resilience: Eusociality and susceptibility of ecosystem service providing insects to stressors. Current Opinion in Insect Science 12: 109–112.
  13. Williams GR, Troxler A, Retschnig G, Roth K, Yañez O, Shutler D, Neumann P, Gauthier L (2015) Neonicotinoid pesticides severely affect honey bee queens. Scientific Reports 5, 14621.

 

2014

  1. Fauser-Misslin A, Sadd BM, Neumann P, Sandrock C (2014) Influence of combined pesticide and parasite exposure on bumblebee colony traits in the laboratory. Journal of Applied Ecology 51: 450–459.
  2. Huang SK, Csáki T, Doublet V, Dussaubat C, Evans, JD, Gajda AM, Gregorc A, Hamilton MC, Kamler M, Lecocq A, Muz MN, Neumann P, Özkirim A, Shiesser A, Sohr AR, Tanner G, Tozkar CÖ, Williams GR, Wu L, Zheng H, Chen YP (2014) Evaluation of cages designs and feeding regimes for honey bee (Hymenoptera: Apidae) laboratory experiments. Journal of Economic Entomology 107: 54-62.
  3. Retschnig G, Neumann P, Williams GR (2014) Thiacloprid-Nosema ceranae interactions in honey bees: host survivorship but not parasite reproduction is dependent on pesticide dose. Journal of Invertebrate Pathology 118: 18-19.
  4. Retschnig G, Williams GR, Mehmann MM, Yañez O, de Miranda J, Neumann P (2014) Sex-specific differences in pathogen susceptibility in honey bees (Apis mellifera). PLOS ONE 9: e85261.
  5. Sandrock C, Tanadini LG, Pettis JS, Biesmeijer JC, Potts SG, Neumann P (2014) Sublethal neonicotinoid insecticide exposure reduces solitary bee reproductive success. Agriculture and Forest Entomology 16: 119–128.
  6. Sandrock C, Tanadini M, Tanadini LG, Fauser-Misslin A, Potts SG, Neumann P (2014) Impact of chronic neonicotinoid exposure on honeybee colony performance and queen supersedure. PLOS ONE 9: e103592.
  7. Shutler D, Head K, Burgher-MacLellan KL, Colwell MJ, Levitt AL, Ostiguy N, Williams GR (2014) Honey bee Apis mellifera parasites in the absence of Nosema ceranae fungi and Varroa destructor mites. PLOS ONE 9: e98599.
  8. Williams GR, Shutler D, Burgher-MacLellan KL, Rogers REL (2014) Infra-population and -community dynamics of the parasites Nosema apis and Nosema ceranae, and consequences for honey bee (Apis mellifera) hosts. PLOS ONE 9: e99465.
  9. Yañez O, Tejada G, Neumann P (2014) First detection of viruses in Africanized honey bees from Peru. Virologica Sinica 5: 321-323.


2013

  1. Dainat B, Neumann P (2013) Clinical signs of deformed wing virus infection are predictive markers for honey bee colony losses. Journal of Invertebrate Pathology 112, 278–280.
  2. Dietemann V, Ellis JD, Neumann P (2013) The COLOSS BEEBOOK Volume I, Standard methods for Apis mellifera research: Introduction (editorial). In V. Dietemann., J.D. Ellis., P. Neumann (Eds.) The COLOSS BEEBOOK, Volume I: standard methods for Apis mellifera research. Journal of Apicultural Research 52, 10.3896/IBRA.1.52.4.23
  3. Dietemann V, Ellis JD, Neumann P (2013) The COLOSS BEEBOOK Volume II, Standard methods for Apis mellifera research: Introduction (editorial). In V Dietemann, JD Ellis, P Neumann (Eds.) The COLOSS BEEBOOK, Volume II: standard methods for Apis mellifera pest and pathogen research. Journal of Apicultural Research 52, 10.3896/IBRA.1.52.4.16
  4. Neumann P, Evans JD, Pettis JS, Pirk CWW, Schäfer MO, Tanner G, Ellis JD (2013). Standard methods for small hive beetle research. In V Dietemann, JD Ellis, P Neumann (Eds.) The COLOSS BEEBOOK, Volume II: standard methods for Apis mellifera pest and pathogen research. Journal of Apicultural Research 52, paper 19. http://dx.doi.org/10.3896/IBRA.1.52.4.19
  5. Fries I, Chauzat M-P, Chen YP, Doublet V, Genersch E, Gisder S, Higes M, McMahon DP, Martín-Hernández R, Natsopoulou ME, Paxtion RJ, Tanner G, Webster TC, Williams GR (2013). Standard methods for nosema research. In V Dietemann, JD Ellis, P Neumann (Eds.) The COLOSS BEEBOOK, Volume II: standard methods for Apis mellifera pest and pathogen research. Journal of Apicultural Research 52, paper 14. DOI: 10.3896/IBRA.1.52.1.14
  6. Human H, Brodschneider R, Dietemann V, Dively G, Ellis J, Forsgren E, Fries I, Hatjina F, Hu F-L, Jaffé R, Jensen AB, Köhler A, Öskirim A, Pirk CWW, Rose R, Strauss U, Tanner G, van der Steen JJM, Vaudo A, Vejsnæs F, Wilde J, Williams GR, Zheng H-Q (2013) Miscellaneous standard methods for Apis mellifera research. In V Dietemann, JD Ellis, P Neumann (Eds.) The COLOSS BEEBOOK, Volume I: standard methods for Apis mellifera research. Journal of Apicultural Research 52, paper 10. http://dx.doi.org/10.3896/IBRA.1.52.4.10
  7. Ostermann D, Williams GR (2013) Nosema disease. In: SF Pernal, H Clay (eds.) Honey Bee Diseases and Pests, 3rd ed.  Canadian Association of Professional Apiculturists, Beaverlodge, AB, Canada, 68 pp.
  8. Otis G, Williams GR (2013) Honey bee tracheal mite. In: SF Pernal, H Clay (eds.) Honey Bee Diseases and Pests, 3rd ed.  Canadian Association of Professional Apiculturists, Beaverlodge, AB, Canada, 68 pp.
  9. Pirk CWW, Neumann P (2013) Small hive beetles are facultative predators of adult honey bees. Journal of Insect Behaviour 26, 796-803.
  10. Williams GR, Alaux C, Costa C, Csáki T, Doublet V, Eisenhardt D, Fries I, Kuhn R, McMahon DP, Medrzycki P, Murray TE, Natsopoulou ME, Neumann P, Oliver R, Paxton RJ, Pernal SF, Shutler D, Tanner G, van der Steen JJM, Brodschneider R. (2013) Standard methods for maintaining adult Apis mellifera in cages under in vitro laboratory conditions. In V Dietemann, JD Ellis, P Neumann (Eds.) The COLOSS BEEBOOK, Volume I: standard methods for Apis mellifera research. Journal of Apicultural Research 52, paper 4. http://dx.doi.org/10.3896/IBRA.1.52.1.04