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The first molecular detection and phylogenetic assessment of six honeybee viruses in Apis mellifera L. colonies in Bulgaria

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Competing Interests

The authors declare that they have no competing interests.

Author Contributions

Rositsa Shumkova obtained the honey bee samples.

Boyko Neov performed the experiments.

Daniela Sirakova performed the experiments.

Ani Georgieva performed the experiments.

Denitsa Teofanova conceived and designed the experiments, analyzed the data, authored or reviewed drafts of the paper, approved the final draft.

Georgi Radoslavov conceived and designed the experiments, analyzed the data, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, prepared figures and/or tables, authored or reviewed drafts of the paper, approved the final draft.

Maria Bouga analyzed the data, authored or reviewed drafts of the paper, approved the final draft.

Peter Hristov conceived and designed the experiments, analyzed the data, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, prepared figures and/or tables, authored or reviewed drafts of the paper, approved the final draft.

Field Study Permissions

The following information was supplied relating to field study approvals (i.e., approving body and any reference numbers):

Institute of Biodiversity and Ecosystem Research - BAS gave permission.

DNA Deposition

The following information was supplied regarding the deposition of DNA sequences:

The obtained sequences (DWV - 388 bp, SBV -417 bp, ABPV – 435 bp and BQCV – 486 bp) were deposited in the GenBank database National Biotechnology Information Center (NCBI) under accession numbers MG599458-MG599464 and MG649495-MG649502.

Data Deposition

The following information was supplied regarding data availability:

The research in this article did not generate any raw data or code.

Funding

This work was supported by the National Scientific Fund of the Bulgarian Ministry of Education and Science, [grant numbers 06/10 17.12.20016]. We also thank all beekeepers for the samples collection. The funders had no role in study design, data collection and analysis, decision to publish, or preparation of the manuscript.


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