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  1. Alternative Pollinators
    Hello everyone! I took down my bee house today and went through the cocoons. I intended my house to be for Mason bees, however Leaf Cutter bees outnumbered them! The only problem is that I checked two of the cocoons and noticed that the bees are still in the white worm larvae state. How can I...
  2. Bee Forum
    Controlling the Molecular Structure and Physical Properties of Artificial Honeybee Silk by Heating or by Immersion in Solvents Honeybee larvae produce silken cocoons that provide mechanical stability to the hive. The silk proteins are small and non-repetitive and therefore can be produced at...
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