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Large-Scale Field Application of RNAi Technology Reducing Israeli Acute Paralysis Virus Disease in Honey Bees (Apis mellifera, Hymenoptera: Apidae)

  • Wayne Hunter mail,

    nitzan@beeologics.com (NP); dennis.vanengelsdorp@gmail.com (DV); wayne.hunter@ars.usda.gov (WH)

    Affiliation: United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), Agricultural Research Service (ARS), U.S. Horticultural Research Lab, Fort Pierce, Florida, United States of America

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  • James Ellis,

    Affiliation: University of Florida, Department of Entomology and Nematology, Gainesville, Florida, United States of America

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  • Dennis vanEngelsdorp mail,

    nitzan@beeologics.com (NP); dennis.vanengelsdorp@gmail.com (DV); wayne.hunter@ars.usda.gov (WH)

    Affiliation: Department of Entomology, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, United States of America

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  • Jerry Hayes,

    Affiliation: Florida Department of Agriculture, Bureau of Plant and Apiary Inspection, Apiary Inspection Section, Division of Plant Industry, Gainesville, Florida, United States of America

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  • Dave Westervelt,

    Affiliation: Florida Department of Agriculture, Bureau of Plant and Apiary Inspection, Apiary Inspection Section, Division of Plant Industry, Gainesville, Florida, United States of America

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  • Eitan Glick,

    Affiliation: Beeologics Inc., Miami, Florida, United States of America

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  • Michael Williams,

    Affiliation: Department of Entomology, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, United States of America

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  • Ilan Sela,

    Affiliation: Robert H. Smith Institute for Plant Sciences and Genetics in Agriculture, Virus Laboratory, Faculty of Agricultural, Food and Environmental Quality Sciences, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Rehovot, Israel

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  • Eyal Maori,

    Affiliation: Robert H. Smith Institute for Plant Sciences and Genetics in Agriculture, Virus Laboratory, Faculty of Agricultural, Food and Environmental Quality Sciences, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Rehovot, Israel

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  • Jeffery Pettis,

    Affiliation: USDA, ARS, Bee Research Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Diana Cox-Foster,

    Affiliation: Department of Entomology, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, United States of America

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  • Nitzan Paldi mail

    nitzan@beeologics.com (NP); dennis.vanengelsdorp@gmail.com (DV); wayne.hunter@ars.usda.gov (WH)

    Affiliation: Beeologics Inc., Miami, Florida, United States of America

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  • Published: December 23, 2010
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1001160

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