Adjlane Noureddine

Adjlane Noureddine
University M'Hamed Bougara of Boumerdes | UMBB · Département de Biologie

PhD

About

76
Publications
43,823
Reads
How we measure 'reads'
A 'read' is counted each time someone views a publication summary (such as the title, abstract, and list of authors), clicks on a figure, or views or downloads the full-text. Learn more
670
Citations
Citations since 2016
41 Research Items
612 Citations
2016201720182019202020212022020406080100120140
2016201720182019202020212022020406080100120140
2016201720182019202020212022020406080100120140
2016201720182019202020212022020406080100120140

Publications

Publications (76)
Conference Paper
Full-text available
As part of the MEDIBEES project - Monitoring Mediterranean bee subspecies and their resilience to climate change for the sustainable improvement of agroecosystems - a survey was carried out between October and November 2021, with the aim of characterizing and understanding the beekeeping activity and its main problems in Algeria, compared to other...
Conference Paper
Full-text available
Beekeeping provides a livelihood for hundreds of thousands of beekeepers in the Mediterranean area. This activity relies on a number of different indigenous subspecies, adapted to the very diverse and harsh conditions of the region. Climate change is expected to increase the stress factors affecting bees, especially in this region, reducing both po...
Article
Full-text available
This article presents managed honey bee colony loss rates over winter 2019/20 resulting from using the standardised COLOSS questionnaire in 37 countries. Six countries were from outside Europe, including, for the first time in this series of articles, New Zealand. The 30,491 beekeepers outside New Zealand reported 4.5% of colonies with unsolvable q...
Conference Paper
Full-text available
The overall objective of SafeAgroBee is to contribute to adaptation and mitigation of the effects of climate change and other drivers negatively influencing the sustainability and the resilience of the agricultural system in the Mediterranean basin, ensuring the income of farmers and food security. In SafeAgroBee we focus on beekeeping and pollinat...
Article
Full-text available
During the main COVID-19 global pandemic lockdown period of 2020 an impromptu set of pollination ecologists came together via social media and personal contacts to carry out standardised surveys of the flower visits and plants in gardens. The surveys involved 67 rural, suburban and urban gardens, of various sizes, ranging from 61.18° North in Norwa...
Article
Full-text available
L'objectif global du projet SafeAgroBee est de contribuer à l'adaptation et à l'atténuation des effets du changement climatique et d'autres facteurs influençant négativement la durabilité et la résilience du système agricole dans le bassin méditerranéen, garantissant les revenus des agriculteurs et la sécurité alimentaire. Dans ce projet, nous nous...
Conference Paper
Full-text available
Different brood interruption methods combined with chemical treatment may successfully remove most V. destructor from the honey bee colonies. Further, the timely brood reduction or break may positively impact nectar intake and is occasionally used by beekeepers during the main spring flow to increase honey production. However, the experience and da...
Article
Full-text available
Honey bee colonies, in particular Apis mellifera intermissa, are affected by a Varroa destructor mite which threatens them with extinction. Several chemical treatments are used but the parasite has become resistant to them. To this end, in recent years, substances of plant origin have been used as a natural alternative means of combating this paras...
Article
Full-text available
L’abeille constitue un élément indispensable de l’équilibre environnemental en tant que pollinisateur de très nombreuses espèces. La Loque américaine constitue une pathologie grave qui menace les colonies d’abeilles. Elle est considérée comme étant la maladie la plus néfaste du couvain de l’abeille domestique Apis mellifera. Les spores représentent...
Article
Full-text available
La varraose est une maladie parasitaire qui est provoquée par un acarien Varroa destructor. Il parasite le couvain et les abeilles adultes. C'est la plus grande menace pour l'apiculture dans le monde entier. Plusieurs moyens de traitements existent mais la menace persiste toujours. Plusieurs publications sont apparues depuis des années sur cette pa...
Article
Full-text available
Assessment of colony infestation by Varroa destructor is a crucial part of the Integrated Pest Management (IPM) applied to beekeeping. Natural mite fall, quantified by counting the mites on sticky sheets, is considered a reference method to estimate varroa infestation level in honey bee colonies. However, in recent years, alternative methods that c...
Book
Adjlane N., Badmazhapova E., Berezin A., Borodachev A., Brandorf A., Dar S. A., Dukku U.H., Eskov E., Gajda A., Gregorc A., Gulov A., Gushchina E., Hatjina F., Ilyasov R.A., Kandemir I., Kireeva T., Konusova O., Kucher A., Kwon H.W., Lee M.-l, Mitrofanov D., Ostroverkhova N., Özkan-Koca A., Pogorelov Y., Raffiudin R., Requier F., Rodrigues M., Seel...
Article
Full-text available
L'insémination artificielle des reines d'abeilles (Apis mellifera) est devenue méthode de routine importante dans l'élevage des abeilles. La technique a été utilisée pour la première fois en 1947. Depuis plusieurs années, l'insémination instrumentale est devenue accessible à grande échelle pour éleveurs de reines et d'abeilles dans le monde entier....
Article
Full-text available
The honeybee is an essential element of environmental balance in the world, particularly for its role in the pollination of many plant species. It also has other interests such as the production of honey, propolis, royal jelly and wax. Among several diseases on honey bees, the most dangerous is varroosis and threaten different species of honeybee p...
Article
Full-text available
Varroasis is a dangerous pathogen of the honey bee caused by the mite Varroa destructor, the aim of this work is to assess the effectiveness of two natural products (oxalic acid and thymol) in the fight against varroasis. The experiment covered 40 colonies in the central region of Algeria. Two doses of oxalic acid were used: 30 and 45 grams per lit...
Article
Full-text available
This article presents managed honey bee colony loss rates over winter 2018/19 resulting from using the standardised COLOSS questionnaire in 35 countries (31 in Europe). In total, 28,629 beekeepers supplying valid loss data wintered 738,233 colonies, and reported 29,912 (4.1%, 95% confidence interval (CI) 4.0–4.1%) colonies with unsolvable queen pro...
Article
Full-text available
The population dynamics of the Varroa destructor mite in local bee colonies Apis mellifera intermissa was studied for about two years (March 2016 to December 2017) in the Tizi-Ouzou region in northern Algeria with a Mediterranean climate. Observations were made monthly on colonies treated against varroa mites and have not undergone any acaricide tr...
Conference Paper
Full-text available
L'acarien Varroa destructor est responsable de la pathologie appelée : la varroase qui est devenue la principale maladie qui provoque l'affaiblissement et la perte des colonies. En Algérie, plusieurs sortes de méthodes et de produits sont utilisées par nos apiculteurs, l'étude de l'efficacité de ces produits et leurs effets secondaires constituent...
Article
Full-text available
This short article presents loss rates of honey bee colonies over winter 2017/18 from 36 countries, including 33 in Europe, from data collected using the standardized COLOSS questionnaire. The 25,363 beekeepers supplying data passing consistency checks in total wintered 544,879 colonies, and reported 26,379 (4.8%, 95% CI 4.7–5.0%) colonies with uns...
Article
This study was aimed to investigate the prevalence of acariosis in honeybee colonies of Apis mellifera intermissa in Algeria. To this end, samples of bee colonies of the Apis mellifera intermissa race were taken from the brood frames for assessment of acariosis induced by Acarapis woodi in five provinces in Algeria viz., Tizi Ouzou, Blida, Boumerdè...
Article
Full-text available
The fight against the Varroa destructor has become a major concern for beekeepers around the world in general and in Algeria in particular. Indeed, several related chemicals have been released to the market but the problems of efficiency and development of resistance by this parasite to some of these compounds worry beekeepers. The objective of thi...
Article
Full-text available
This study was aimed to investigate the prevalence of acariosis in honeybee colonies of Apis mellifera intermissa in Algeria. To this end, samples of bee colonies of the Apis mellifera intermissa race were taken from the brood frames for assessment of acariosis induced by Acarapis woodi in five provinces in Algeria viz., Tizi Ouzou, Blida, Boumerdè...
Article
Full-text available
RNA viruses are associated with honey bee (Apis mellifera) colony losses in many parts of the world. Their consequences may be exacerbated when the ectoparasite mite Varroa destructor is present in hives. While evidence of pathogenic, viral-induced disease is abundant in western honey bees (Apis mellifera mellifera) from many parts of the world, le...
Article
Full-text available
In this short note we present comparable loss rates of honey bee colonies during winter 2016/2017 from 27 European countries plus Algeria, Israel and Mexico, obtained with the COLOSS questionnaire. The 14,813 beekeepers providing valid loss data collectively wintered 425,762 colonies, and reported 21,887 (5.1%, 95% confidence interval 5.0–5.3%) colo...
Article
Full-text available
In this short note we present comparable loss rates of honey bee colonies during winter 2016/2017 from 27 European countries plus Algeria, Israel and Mexico, obtained with the COLOSS questionnaire. The 14,813 beekeepers providing valid loss data collectively wintered 425,762 colonies, and reported 21,887 (5.1%, 95% confidence interval 5.0–5.3%) col...
Article
Apis mellifera intermissa is the native honey bee subspecies of Algeria, and approximates a position among bee races between tropical African and European breeds. This bee is very aggressive, nervous, and produces many broods with many queen cells. It is prone to swarming and exhibits defensive behavior and an abundant use of propolis. In the prese...
Article
Full-text available
Honey Bees, in addition to their production of honey, pollinate fruit trees and other crops to flowers. Any threat to bees, whether from herbicides, pesticides, diseases or parasites is fraught with consequences not only for the bee, but also for agriculture in general.Numerous reports and studies have reported recent deaths and massive loss of bee...
Article
Full-text available
We present the complete mitochondrial genome of honey bee subspecies, Apis mellifera sahariensis (Apidae) belonging to the African lineage. The assembled circular genome has a length of 16,569 bp which comprises 13 protein coding genes, 22 transfer RNA genes, two ribosomal RNA genes, and AT rich region.
Article
Full-text available
Varroa mite has become a major concern of beekeepers in Algeria since the discovery of the first cases of infestation in the year 1982. Amitraz is the predominant compound used in Algeria to control V. destructor, its constant application has caused the appearance of resistant mite populations to this product in several parts of the world. This stu...
Article
Full-text available
RESUME D'un point de vue hygiénique, la valeur microbiologique du pollen est le principal critère de qualité. Il est alors nécessaire de contrôler sa charge microbienne et en particulier l'absence des germes pathogènes et fongiques. Pour ce faire, des analyses microbiologiques ont été effectuées sur huit types d'échantillons du pollen de différente...
Article
Full-text available
In this short note we present comparable loss rates of honey bee colonies during winter 2015/16 from 29 countries, obtained with the COLOSS questionnaire. Altogether, we received valid answers from 19,952 beekeepers. These beekeepers collectively wintered 421,238 colonies, and reported 18,587 colonies with unsolvable queen problems and 32,048 dead...
Article
Full-text available
La loque Américaine est une pathologie très grave de l’abeille mellifere Apis melliffera dans le monde et en Algérie. Elle est causée par la bactérie Paenibacillus larvae. L'objectif de ce travail est d'évaluer la prévalence de la loque américaine dans la région centre d’Algérie (Alger, Bouira, Blida, Boumerdès, Tizi Ouzou, Tipaza, Medea, et Ain De...
Article
Full-text available
With a view to identify the pathogens and to establish the role of these pathogens in regulation of the density of honey bee population occurring in the apiaries of the area concerned samples of honeybee were collected from the beekeepers in some parts of central Algeria It is revealed that Nosema sp., Varroa destrutor, Peanibacillus larvae are ass...
Article
Full-text available
Le but de cet article est de présenter l'état actuel des connaissances sur la nosémose en Algérie. L'historique de leur découverte, les particularités démontrées en infection expérimentale, l'impact de la maladie sur la santé des colonies et les symptômes décrits sur les ruchers. L'agent causal de la nosémose est Nosema sp., microorganisme unicellu...
Article
Full-text available
Varroa disease is a parasitic disease of adult bees and brood, due to a blood-sucking external parasitic mite, Varroa destructor. This is one of the most dangerous diseases in Algeria. The purpose of this study is to evaluate the effectiveness of two treatments approved based thymol (Thymovar® and Apiguard®) in the fight against varroa in Algerian...
Article
Full-text available
American foulbrood disease (AFB) is considered one of the most virulent bacterial diseases of honeybee (Apis mellifera); it has a vital negative impact on the beekeeping industry worldwide. This disease is caused by a spore forming bacterium Peanibacillus larvae that affects honeybee larvae. This work includes the screening of several alternative a...
Article
Full-text available
American foulbrood disease (AFB) is considered one of the most virulent bacterial diseases of honeybee (Apis mellifera Linnaeus, 1758) it has a vital negative impact on the beekeeping industry worldwide. This disease is caused by a spore forming bacterium Paenibacillus larvae that affects honeybee larvae. This work includes the subsequent diagnosis...
Article
Full-text available
Background The Varroa destructor varroasis is a very serious parasite of honeybee Apis mellifera. The objective of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of Varroa treatment using organic acid (oxalic acid) in Algeria identifying its side effects on bee colonies. Methods Treatment was conducted in one apiary consisting 30 colonies kept in La...
Article
Full-text available
La présence de virus et leurs relations avec la mortalité des abeilles est un sujet de préoccupation qui est à l'étude partout dans le monde. Le but de cet article est de présenter l’état actuel des connaissances sur les virus des abeilles. L’historique de leur découverte, les particularités démontrées en infection expérimentale, leur association a...
Article
Full-text available
Unusually high losses of honey bee colonies are reported in many regions of the world, but little data is available concerning the status of honey bee stocks in Africa. However, the situation on this continent, where beekeeping is weakly developed and where the wild population of the pollinator remains large, can give us an insight on the causes of...
Article
Full-text available
Our investigations show that the S. tricuspis is found in four countries out of the seven sampled ones. This pest was recorded in Egypt, Jordan, Algeria, and Italy, Samples from Iraq, Lebanon and Palestine were negative for infestation. We confirmed the presence of S. tricuspis in the southern and western areas of the Mediterranean sea, and diagnos...
Article
Full-text available
Three hundred eleven honeybee samples from twelve countries in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) (Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, Iraq, Egypt, Libya, Tunisia, Algeria, Morocco, Yemen, Palestine and Sudan) were analyzed for the presence of deformed wing virus (DWV). The prevalence of DWV throughout the MENA region was pervasive, but variable. The high...
Article
Full-text available
American Foulbrood Disease (AFB) is considered one of the most virulent bacterial diseases of honeybee (Apis mellifera); it has a vital negative impact on the beekeeping industry worldwide. This work includes the subsequent diagnosis including; chemical, microbiological procedure for detection of Paenibacillus larvae. During the spring and the summ...
Article
Full-text available
Apis mellifera intermissa is the native honeybee subspecies of Algeria. A. m. intermissa occurs in Tunisia, Algeria and Morocco, between the Atlas and the Mediterranean and Atlantic coasts. This bee is very important due to its high ability to adapt to great variations in climatic conditions and due to its preferable cleaning behavior. Here we repo...
Article
Full-text available
Population dynamics of Varroa destructor were studied for two years (septembre 2012–2014) in 20 Apis mellifera intermissa colonies located in Blida (center of Algeria). The number of bees, the amount of open brood and capped, daily natural mortality, level of infestation of adult bees and level of infestation of the brood, was monitored. The brood...
Article
Full-text available
Honeybees are threatened by over 18 viruses, nowadays deformed wing virus (DWV) is known to be one of the most prevalent virus worldwide.. This is the first study in Algeria and most North Africa region which is evaluating the prevalence of the DWV in beehives. The objective of this study is to evaluate the impact of this virus on honey bees mortal...
Article
Full-text available
American foulbrood is a bacterial disease caused by the Gram-positive bacterium Paenibacillus larvae and is the most dangerous disease of the honeybee. The objective of this study is to compare the methods of detection of this bacterium in different products and samples from the hive. The samples of honey bees, wax, pollen and debris were taken fro...
Article
Full-text available
In this study, the complete mitochondrial genome sequence of Algerian honeybee, Apis mellifera intermissa, is analyzed for the first time. The results show that this genome is 16,336 bp in length, and contains 13 protein-coding genes, 22 transfer RNA genes, 2 ribosomal RNA genes, and 1 control region (D-loop). The overall base composition is A (43....
Data
Losses of honey bee colonies over the 2013/14 winter Preliminary results from an international study The honey bee protection network COLOSS1 has today announced the preliminary results of an international study to investigate honey bee winter colony losses. Data were collected from Israel and Algeria and 19 European countries. In total 17,135 resp...
Article
Full-text available
In the beekeeping sector, five diseases or pests are subject to mandatory reporting in Algeria varroasis, American and European foulbrood, Nosemosis and acariosis. Although Paenibacillus larvae is a more serious bacterial infections of the brood , little data are currently available on methods of detection of American foulbrood in Algeria . This st...
Article
Full-text available
This study aims to evaluate the physicochemical and microbiological quality of 11 samples of locally produced honey harvested from bee colonies across different regions of Algeria. Honeys analyzed are characterized by their different floral origins. Want germs are total aerobic mesophilic flora, total coliforms, anaerobic bacteria Sulfito-Drive (cl...
Article
Oxalic acid is considered as widely used method for treatment against varroa destructor mite, this mite causes a considerable disorder to honeybees comparing with other bee diseases. Whereas the usage of Oxalic acid may causes a weakening of bee colonies as a side effect. This study aims to determine the effects of oxalic acid on the biochemical as...
Article
Full-text available
Hygienic behavior is considered as an important factor in selection programs of resistance honey bee mite to Varroa destructor, the objective of this study was to evaluate this behavior Apis mellifera intermissa, the local honey bee race of Algeria. The study was performed on 40 colonies in spring and fall. The results had show a variation in the r...
Article
Full-text available
Varroa destructor Anderson & Trueman, is considered as a major problem for the beekeeping sector, not only for Apis mellifera L. in Algeria but also worldwide. In cases of no control it can cause severe problems that may end in the death of honeybee colonies. Fluvalinate is the predominant compound used in Algeria to control V. destructor, its cons...
Article
Full-text available
Varroa mite has become a major concern of beekeepers in Algeria since the discovery of the first cases of infestation in the year 1982. The objective of this study was to test different registered chemicals aside with those prepared by beekeepers. The experiment was conducted on 50 Apis meliffera intermissa colonies in a commercial apiary and kept...
Article
Full-text available
This chapter addresses survey methodology and questionnaire design for the collection of data pertaining to estimation of honey bee colony loss rates and identification of risk factors for colony loss. Sources of error in surveys are described. Advantages and disadvantages of different random and non-random sampling strategies and different modes o...
Article
Full-text available
The American foulbrood in one of the most serious diseases that may affect brood of larvae and pupae stages, which cause economic losses and biological hazards in a large beekeeping sector in several countries across the world in general and Algeria in particular. The causative agent of this disease is a bacterium called Paenibacillus larvae that t...
Data
Full-text available
The American foulbrood in one of the most serious diseases that may affect brood of larvae and pupae stages, which cause economic losses and biological hazards in a large beekeeping sector in several countries across the world in general and Algeria in particular. The causative agent of this disease is a bacterium called Paenibacillus larvae that t...