Authors

Standard methods for pollination research with Apis mellifera.

Keith S Delaplane1*, Arnon Dag2, Robert G Danka3, Breno M Freitas4, Lucas A Garibaldi5, R Mark Goodwin6, Jose I Hormaza7.

1Department of Entomology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA.
2Gilat Research Center, Agricultural Research Organization, Ministry of Agriculture, Mobile Post Negev 85280, Israel.
3Honey Bee Breeding, Genetics, and Physiology Research, 1157 Ben Hur Road, Baton Rouge, LA 70820, USA.
4Departamento de Zootecnia - CCA, Universidade Federal do Ceará, C.P. 12168, Fortaleza – CE, 60.021-970, Brazil.
5Sede Andina, Universidad Nacional de Río Negro (UNRN) and Consejo Nacional de Investigaciones Científicas y Técnicas (CONICET), Mitre 630, CP 8400, San Carlos de Bariloche, Río Negro, Argentina.
6The New Zealand Institute for Plant and Food Research Limited, Plant and Food Research Ruakura, 
Private Bag 3123, Hamilton 3240, New Zealand.
7Instituto de Hortofruticultura Subtropical y Mediterranea La Mayora (IHSM La Mayora-CSIC-UMA), 29750 Algarrobo-Costa, Málaga, Spain.

Received 30 October 2012, accepted subject to revision 12 February 2013, accepted for publication 20 June 2013.

*Corresponding author: Email:  ksd@uga.edu