Browse by Subject "Apis mellifera"
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Nutrition, Hormones, Transcriptional Regulatory Networks and Division of Labor in Honey Bee Colonies (2011-01-21)Phenotypic plasticity – one genotype producing alternative phenotypes – is increasingly understood to be an important force in phenotypic evolution, but its mechanistic basis remains poorly understood. This thesis describes ...
Polyadenylation of ribosomal RNA in response to picornavirus infection in honey bees (Apis mellifera) (2012-09-18)At least eighteen different picornaviruses can infect honey bees (Apis mellifera). The combination of the virulence of these pathogens as well as their transmissibility through Varroa destructor, an ectoparasitic mite, can ...
(2015-07-16)Investigations into animal behavior can have two different forms of inquiry. Proximate questions are concerned with how a behavior evolved and the mechanisms underlying it, while ultimate questions are concerned with the ...
(2010-08-20)Honey bees feed on flowers, many of which produce nectar during certain restricted, but consistent, time windows in the day. Previous research has shown that honey bees have the ability to form distinct spatiotemporal ...