Queens reproduction organs

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  1. Bcrazy

    Bcrazy New Member

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    In my introduction I mentioned that as well as keeping bees I also delve into microscopy apertaining to the honey bee.

    This is an avenue that many beekeepers either don't know about or even consider taking up, but I love it.

    I have dissected queens and drones to display their reproductive organs as again it helps with the knowledge of what exactly happens during the mating process.
    Any way no more prattling on here's the organs of a queen.

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    I have the spermatheca in a small continer and later this month I am attending a microscopy weekend where I intend to mount the spermatheca onto a slide and photograph it,

    If you have any questions please feel free to fire away.

    Regards;