How Africanized honey bees will affect California agriculture
AuthorRobert E. Page
Author AffiliationsR. E. Page, Jr. is Professor, Department of Entomology, UC Davis.
Hilgardia 46(1):18-19. DOI:10.3733/ca.v046n01p18. January 1992.
Africanized honey bees are expected to invade Southern California within the next 3 years. How far they will spread and how they will affect the agriculture of this state are of great concern. This article discusses the origins, current status and expected impact of Africanized bees on California agriculture.
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