How Do Bees Make Honey?

Published on July 9, 2017
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The Honey Bee Dance Language Explained: https://www.cals.ncsu.edu/entomology/apiculture/pdfs/1.11%20copy.pdf

Being a queen is about more than royal jelly:
Mao, Wenfu, Mary A. Schuler, and May R. Berenbaum. “A dietary phytochemical alters caste-associated gene expression in honey bees.”Science advances 1.7 (2015): e1500795

Multiple phenotypes coming from the same genetics (like workers and queens) is called “polyphenism”
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Polyphenism

The social structure of honeybee hives: https://hymenoptera42.wordpress.com/2013/02/15/the-social-structure-of-honey-bees/

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Mary Ann Aschenbrennerhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VG6tWrcy3mQ
BeesOnTheNet https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OEMg_F1yUJk

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