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  1. Commercial Beekeeping
    I'm an amateur beekeeper, so I lack a commercial perspective. I've searched the Internet and this forum, but I'm not finding what I'm looking for. I would like to know two things: 1) How much effort do commercial beekeepers put into doing hive inspections, and 2) Is there any labor savings in...
  2. Bee Forum
    Endopolyploidy Changes with Age-Related Polyethism in the Honey Bee, Apis mellifera Honey bees (Apis mellifera) exhibit age polyethism, whereby female workers assume increasingly complex colony tasks as they age. While changes in DNA methylation accompany age polyethism, other DNA modifications...
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    Function and Distribution of 5-HT2 Receptors in the Honeybee (Apis mellifera) Serotonin plays a pivotal role in regulating and modulating physiological and behavioral processes in both vertebrates and invertebrates. In the honeybee (Apis mellifera), serotonin has been implicated in division of...
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