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  1. Scientific Studies / CCD / Neonics
    Honey bee (Apis mellifera) nurses do not consume pollens based on their nutritional quality Honey bee workers (Apis mellifera) consume a variety of pollens to meet the majority of their requirements for protein and lipids. Recent work indicates that honey bees prefer diets that reflect the...
  2. Bee Forum
    Honey Bee Workers That Are Pollen Stressed as Larvae Become Poor Foragers and Waggle Dancers as Adults The negative effects on adult behavior of juvenile undernourishment are well documented in vertebrates, but relatively poorly understood in invertebrates. We examined the effects of larval...
  3. Welcome Forum
    When I install my package - should I remove any Nurse Bees that are in the Queen cage wth the Queen? Before I hang the cage from my TBH.
  4. Bee Forum
    Barrier Immune Effectors Are Maintained during Transition from Nurse to Forager in the Honey Bee Foragers facilitate horizontal pathogen transmission in honey bee colonies, yet their systemic immune function wanes during transition to this life stage. In honey bee systemic immunity...
  5. The Queen & Bee Breeding
    Are any of these larvae young enough for possible queen production? I'm trying to get an idea of what size is "ok". This will be for one of the non-grafting type of queen production...even doing a simple split I want to be sure I've got the right age larvae to work with. Thanks, Ed
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