Nurse Bees

Some articles on bee, nurse bees:

Beekeeping Helmet - Formation of New Colonies - Artificial Swarming
... queen cell is fed differently from an ordinary worker-bee in addition to the normal honey and pollen, she receives a great deal of royal jelly, a special food secreted by young 'nurse bees' from the ... larva so that, after metamorphosis and pupation, it emerges from the cell as a queen bee ... The queen is the only bee in a colony which has fully developed ovaries, and she secretes a pheromone which suppresses the normal development of ovaries in all her workers ...

Famous quotes containing the words bees and/or nurse:

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