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Table 2

A Biometrical Study of the Influence of Size of Brood Cell
Upon the Size and Variability of the Honeybee

(Apis mellifera L.)

by Roy A. Grout, 1931

Table 2.

Influence of Size of Cell Upon Size of Bee. (Colony 18)

Measurement Taken Size of Cell A Mean Diff. of A and B Size of Cell B Mean Diff. of B and C Size of Cell C Mean Diff. of A and C
M +/- M.D. +/- M +/- M.D. +/- M +/- M.D. +/-
Dry weight 16.1020

+/- 0.2054

0.7895*

+/- 0.2422

15.3125

+/- 0.1284

1.6115*

+/- 0.1542

16.9240

+/- 0.0854

6.8220*

+/- 0.2224

Length of right fore wing 9.6390

+/- 0.0241

0.0619

+/- 0.0360

9.5771

+/- 0.0268

0.1551*

+/- 0.0522

9.7302

+/- 0.0175

0.0912*

+/- 0.02996

Width of right fore wing 3.3210

+/- 0.0115

0.0094

+/- 0.0146

3.3304

+/- 0.0093

0.0140

+/- 0.0123

3.5444

+/- 0.0080

0.0254

+/- 0.0138

Sum of width of 3 and 4 tergites 4.9212

+/- 0.0187

0.0065

+/- 0.0260

4.9275

+/- 0.0181

0.0605*

+/- 0.0276

4.9880

+/- 0.0208

0.0668*

+/- 0.0280

Length of proboscis 6.5778

+/- 0.0166

0.0130

+/- 0.0314

6.5908

+/- 0.0266

0.0794*

+/- 0.0305

6.6702

+/- 0.0150

0.0924*

+/- 0.0224

*Mean difference is statistically significant.