Apidologie

, Volume 49, Issue 2, pp 220–223 | Cite as

A scientific note on first detection of Kashmir bee virus in Apis mellifera (Hymenoptera: Apidae) in South America

  • Gustavo Riveros
  • Nolberto Arismendi
  • Nelson Zapata
  • Guy Smagghe
  • Marta Rodríguez
  • Marcos Gerding
  • Marisol Vargas
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Keywords

KBV honey bee real-time PCR virus prevalence 

Notes

Acknowledgments

This study was supported by Grants FONDECYT N° 1140653 from the National Commission for Scientific and Technological Research, CONICYT, Chile.

Contributions

MV conceived this research; GR, performed experiments and analysis; GR, NA, NZ, and GS participated in the design and interpretation of the data; MR and MG participated in collection of bee samples. All authors read and approved the final manuscript.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Gustavo Riveros
    • 1
  • Nolberto Arismendi
    • 1
  • Nelson Zapata
    • 2
  • Guy Smagghe
    • 3
  • Marta Rodríguez
    • 4
  • Marcos Gerding
    • 4
  • Marisol Vargas
    • 1
  1. 1.Laboratories of Virology and Bee Pathology, Faculty of AgronomyUniversidad de ConcepciónChillánChile
  2. 2.Departament of Plant Production, Faculty of AgronomyUniversidad de ConcepciónChillánChile
  3. 3.Faculty of Bioscience EngineeringUniversity of GhentGhentBelgium
  4. 4.Centro de Producción de Insectos Benéficos BioBichos LtdaChillánChile

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