Young Bees

Some articles on bee, bees:

Beekeeping Helmet - Formation of New Colonies - Colony Reproduction: Swarming and Supersedure
... to fertilize an egg as she lays it if she does so, it develops into a female worker bee if she lays an unfertilized egg it becomes a male drone ... pheromones, which control the behavior of the bees in the hive ... Inevitably, the queen begins to falter, and the bees decide to replace her by creating a new queen from one of her worker eggs ...

Famous quotes containing the words bees and/or young:

    As bees their sting, so the promiscuous leave behind them in each encounter something of themselves by which they are made to suffer.
    Cyril Connolly (1903–1974)

    I should consent to breed under pressure, if I were convinced in any way of the reasonableness of reproducing the species. But my nerves and the nerves of any woman I could live with three months, would produce only a victim ... lacking in impulse, a mere bundle of discriminations. If I were wealthy I might subsidize a stud of young peasants, or a tribal group in Tahiti.
    Ezra Pound (1885–1972)