Browse Graduate Dissertations and Theses at Illinois by Subject "juvenile hormone"
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Molecular analyses of endocrine and nutritional factors that affect division of labor and health in honey bees (Apis mellifera) (2014-05-30)In animals, food-related behaviors are linked to health, reproduction and survival. As such, the processes that regulate these behaviors involve complex interactions between the environment and an individual’s physiological ...
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 ...