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Table 3

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 3.

Influence of Size of Cell Upon Size of Bee. (Colony 21)

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 15.7350

+/- 0.1654

0.2443

+/- 0.2694

15.4907

+/- 0.2127

0.4449

+/- 0.2456

15.9356

+/- 0.1228

0.2006

+/- 0.2060

Length of proboscis 6.6710

+/- 0.0185

0.0741*

+/- 0.0235

6.7451

+/- 0.0148

0.0269

+/- 0.0195

6.7720

+/- 0.0127

0.1010*

+/- 0.0227

Length of right fore wing 9.6930

+/- 0.0227

0.1442*

+/- 0.0290

9.8572

+/- 0.0181

0.0657

+/- 0.0333

9.9029

+/- 0.0280

0.2099*

+/- 0.0360

Width of right fore wing 3.3093

+/- 0.0133

0.0474*

+/- 0.0155

3.3567

+/- 0.0079

-0.0003

+/- 0.0146

3.3564

+/- 0.0185

0.0471*

+/- 0.0181

Sum of width of 3 and 4 tergites 4.9938

+/- 0.0169

0.1611*

+/- 0.0282

5.1549

+/- 0.0226

0.0253

+/- 0.0282

5.1802

+/- 0.0169

0.1864*

+/- 0.0239

*Mean difference is statistically significant.