Re: Honeybee Genetics and Breeding Bees
Yes, every individual is unique. For bees a 50% combination of those genes held by the mother (of which the mother herself only used half) and 50% the fathers genes (of which he used all). No two individuals are the same.
Originally Posted by JRG13
However, that doesn't mean traits can't be passed on...
 I think that's right, but if its askew the point remains.... It probably means half-sisters are a bit genetically closer than i.e. human half sisters are.
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