P R Oxley

Summary

Affiliation: University of Sydney
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. pmc Four quantitative trait loci that influence worker sterility in the honeybee (Apis mellifera)
    Peter R Oxley
    Behaviour and Genetics of Social Insects Laboratory, School of Biological Sciences, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    Genetics 179:1337-43. 2008
  2. ncbi Mitochondrial sequencing reveals five separate origins of 'black' Apis mellifera (Hymenoptera: Apidae) in eastern Australian commercial colonies
    P R Oxley
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Sydney, Macleay Building A12, Science Road, University of Sydney, NSW 2006
    J Econ Entomol 102:480-4. 2009
  3. doi Genetic evaluation of a novel system for controlled mating of the honeybee, Apis mellifera
    Peter R Oxley
    Behaviour and Genetics of Social Insects Laboratory, School of Biological Sciences A12, University of Sydney, New South Wales 2006, Australia
    J Hered 101:334-8. 2010
  4. doi Six quantitative trait loci influence task thresholds for hygienic behaviour in honeybees (Apis mellifera)
    Peter R Oxley
    Behaviour and Genetics of Social Insects Laboratory, School of Biological Sciences, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    Mol Ecol 19:1452-61. 2010

Detail Information

Publications4

  1. pmc Four quantitative trait loci that influence worker sterility in the honeybee (Apis mellifera)
    Peter R Oxley
    Behaviour and Genetics of Social Insects Laboratory, School of Biological Sciences, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    Genetics 179:1337-43. 2008
    ..They provide the first molecular evidence for the existence of quantitative loci that influence selfish cheating behavior in a social animal...
  2. ncbi Mitochondrial sequencing reveals five separate origins of 'black' Apis mellifera (Hymenoptera: Apidae) in eastern Australian commercial colonies
    P R Oxley
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Sydney, Macleay Building A12, Science Road, University of Sydney, NSW 2006
    J Econ Entomol 102:480-4. 2009
    ..The results suggest that there is sufficient genetic diversity to support a breeding program provided all these five sources were pooled...
  3. doi Genetic evaluation of a novel system for controlled mating of the honeybee, Apis mellifera
    Peter R Oxley
    Behaviour and Genetics of Social Insects Laboratory, School of Biological Sciences A12, University of Sydney, New South Wales 2006, Australia
    J Hered 101:334-8. 2010
    ..The Horner system was found to provide at least 85% control of matings, equivalent to a 48% increase in the selection differential, when queens and drones are selected in a breeding program...
  4. doi Six quantitative trait loci influence task thresholds for hygienic behaviour in honeybees (Apis mellifera)
    Peter R Oxley
    Behaviour and Genetics of Social Insects Laboratory, School of Biological Sciences, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    Mol Ecol 19:1452-61. 2010
    ..These candidates will allow molecular characterization of this distinctive behavioural mode of disease resistance, as well as providing the opportunity for marker-assisted selection for this commercially significant trait...