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Quarterly Paper April 2017

Quarterly Paper April 2017

Training throughout the season

Training throughout the season

Reference books available

Reference books available

Mutual Aid

Mutual Aid

The Rucher du Périgord is the leading beekeeping association in the Dordogne in terms of both longevity and membership number. The reasons for its creation, although adapted since 1897 have largely remained the same:
- popularisation and preservation of beekeeping,
- training,
- promotion of products from the hive,
- mutual aid and services, advice, understanding, help for young and elder alike...
A solidarity begun in 1897 and still in existence today.
If you share our goals, come and join us!!!
Recovery of a swarm of honeybees located between window and shutter:                            

Every year, some home owner resident can find out wild swarm installed between windows and shutter...
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Recommendations from the Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle for struggling against the Asian Hornet
An immoderate fight against an invasive specy such as the Asian Hornet can sometimes work in favour of its establishment. It has all to often been the case before. Invasive species generally have a strong capacity to adapt and disseminate...
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Arrival of Asian Hornet (Vespa Velutina) in Aquitaine:

During the summer of 2006, Jean Haxaire, awell known entomologist, announced the presence of a hornetof asiatic origin in the Aquitaine in an article in the Sud Ouest newspaper. This hornet, Vespa Velutina Nigrithorax had first been discovered in the Lot et Garonne...
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The Asian Hornet...again

Worried about the constant increase of this unpleasant critter, Le Rucher du Périgord, brings since 2008, his fairly modest help to scientist who are in charge, at national level, of studying the invador. This does't need any particular capital investment but observation...

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The answer of scientists>>>
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Building of a new asian hornet nest
The Asian hornet: last information from M.N.H.M.                              
http://www.issg.org/pdf/aliens_newsletters/A31.pdf
Last study from scientists about the Asian Hornet:
Native Prey and Invasive Predator Patterns of Foraging. Activity: The Case of the Yellow-Legged Hornet Predation at European Honeybee Hives                            
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Predation pressure dynamics study of the recently
introduced honeybee killer Vespa velutina: learning
from the enemy
                             
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Spring inspection at the Rucher Ecole                              
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RESEARCH ARTICLE
Olfactory Attraction of the Hornet Vespa velutina to Honeybee Colony Odors and Pheromones.
Antoine Couto1, Karine Monceau2, Olivier Bonnard3,4, Denis Thie´ry3,4,Jean-Christophe Sandoz1*

1. Evolution Genomes and Speciation Lab (LEGS), CNRS UPR 9034, Gif-sur-Yvette, France, 2. Equipe Ecologie Evolutive, UMR CNRS 6282 Bioge´osciences, Universite´ de Bourgogne, Dijon, France, 3. UMR 1065 Sante´ et Agroe´cologie du Vignoble, INRA, Villenave d’Ornon, France, 4. Universite´ de Bordeaux, ISVV, UMR 1065 Sante´ et Agroe´cologie du Vignoble, Bordeaux Sciences Agro, Villenave d’Ornon, France
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sandoz@legs.cnrs-gif.fr
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