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    Social Context and Reproductive Potential Affect Worker Reproductive Decisions in a Eusocial Insect Eighty-four percent of the fertile bees introduced into a foreign nest (n = 6 colonies) had developed ovaries seven days later, whereas only 55.6% (n = 6 colonies, p = 0.037) did when reintroduced...
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    Hox Gene Expression Leads to Differential Hind Leg Development between Honeybee Castes Beyond the physiological and behavioral, differences in appendage morphology between the workers and queens of Apis mellifera are pre-eminent. Development of the hind legs diphenism characteristic of this...
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    E-β-Ocimene, a Volatile Brood Pheromone Involved in Social Regulation in the Honey Bee Colony (Apis mellifera) In honey bee colony, the brood is able to manipulate and chemically control the workers in order to sustain their own development. A brood ester pheromone produced primarily by old...
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