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Pathogenic Resistance Mechanisms in Honeybees


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Group member Javier Hernández-López was awarded the [EVENIUS Prize] for the most relevant theme and best presentation (Trans-generational Immune Priming in Honeybees) at the 60th Seminar of the Association of Institutes for Bee Research (Arbeitsgemeinschaft der Institute für Bienenforschung), held from 19.03 - 21.03.2013 at the University of Würzburg.



Riessberger-Gallé U, Hernández-López J, Rechberger G, Crailsheim K, Schuehly W. Identification and confirmation of lysophosphatidylcholine as a novel immune trait against American foulbrood in honeybees. Submitted to: Journal of Applied Ecology, 2015 (under review).

Riessberger-Gallé U, Hernández-López J, Schuehly W, Crockett S, Krainer S, Crailsheim K. Immune responses of honeybees and their fitness costs as compared to bumblebees. Apidologie, 46, 2015, 238-249. [PDF]

Hernández-López J, Schuehly W, Crailsheim K, Riessberger-Gallé U. Trans-generational immune priming in honeybees. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 281, 2014. [PDF]

Hernández-López J, Crockett S, Kunert O, Hammer E, Schuehly W, Bauer R, Crailsheim K, Riessberger-Gallé U. In vitro growth-inhibition of Paenibacillus larvae, a lethal disease affecting honeybees worldwide. Chemistry & Biodiversity 11, 2014, 695-708. [Link]

Crailsheim K, Brodschneider R, Aupinel P, Behrens D, Genersch E, Vollmann J, Riessberger-Gallé U: Standard methods for artificial rearing of Apis mellifera larvae. Journal of Apicultural Research 52, 2013, 1-15. [PDF]

Brodschneider R, Riessberger-Gallč U, Crailsheim K: Flight performance of artificially reared honeybees Apis mellifera). Apidologie 40, 2009, 441 - 449. [PDF]

Aupinel P, Fortini D, Michaud B, Medrzycki P, Padovani E, Przygoda D, Maus C, Charriere J-D, Kilchenmann V, Riessberger-Gallé U, Vollmann JJ, Jeker L, Janke M, Odoux J-F, Tasei J-N. Honey bee brood ring-test: method for testing pesticide toxicity on honeybee brood in laboratory conditions. Julius-Kühn-Archiv 423, 2009, 96-102. [PDF]

Wedenig M, Riessberger-Gallé U, Crailsheim K. A substance in honey bee larvae inhibits the growth of Paenibacillus larvae larvae. Apidologie 34, 2003, 43-51. [PDF]

Crailsheim K, Riessberger-Gallé U, Wedenig M. Substances inhibiting the growth of Paenibacillus larvae larvae in honeybee colonies. Proceedings of the 37th International Apicultural Congress, 2001, 28 Oct - 1 Nov, Durban, South Africa. [PDF]

Crailsheim K, Riessberger-Gallé U. Honey bee age-dependent resistance against American foulbrood. Apidologie 32, 2001, 91-103. [PDF]

Contributions in a Conference Proceeding

Hernández-López, Javier; Schuehly Wolfgang; Riessberger-Gallé, Ulrike; Crailsheim, Karl: Trans-generational immune priming in honeybees, in: Entomologica Austriaca 22, 2015, 117.

Riessberger-Gallé, Ulrike; Schuehly Wolfgang; Feierl, Gebhard; Hernández-López, Javier; Crailsheim, Karl: Rearing of honeybee larvae under aseptic conditions, in: Apidologie 42, 2011, 975.

Hernández-López, Javier; Crockett, Sara; Crailsheim, Karl; Riessberger-Gallé, Ulrike: Antibacterial activity of Hypericum (Hypericaceae) extracts against Paenibacillus larvae (Genotype Eric II), in: Apidologie 42, 2011, 793.

Krainer, Sophie; Brodschneider, Robert; Vollmann, Jutta; Crailsheim, Karl; Riessberger-Gallé, Ulrike: Toxicity of Hydroxymethylfurfural against honeybee larvae, in: Apidologie 42, 2011, 794.

Brodschneider, Robert; Haidmayer, Caroline; Riessberger-Gallé, Ulrike; Crailsheim, Karl: Protein uptake in honeybee colonies supplemented with two protein diets simultaneously, in: Apidologie 40, 2009, 662.

Poster Presentations at a Scientific Congress

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