Advances in Insect Physiology, Vol. 33 by S.J. Simpson (Ed.)

By S.J. Simpson (Ed.)

Advances in Insect body structure publishes eclectic volumes containing very important, accomplished and in-depth reports on all elements of insect body structure. it's an important reference resource for invertebrate physiologists and neurobiologists, entomologists, zoologists and bug biochemists. First released in 1963, the serial is now edited by way of Steve Simpson (Oxford college, UK). * greater than three hundred pages with contributions from the top researchers in entomology * Over forty figures and illustrations mixed * comprises an in-depth overview of the genetics of the honey bee * Discusses the physiological variety in bugs

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2001). The bee is first exposed to a conditioning stimulus, usually an odour, which is immediately followed by touching a small drop of sucrose to the antenna. If the bee extends its tongue, then it is allowed to feed from the sucrose. Most bees will learn to associate the odour with the reward after just one entrainment. , 2000). P. J. THOMPSON The central role of sucrose threshold response in determining specialized foraging is not surprising, given that sucrose is the major carbohydrate source for honey bees, requiring that they be able to assess the concentration of sucrose solutions.

In this design, a series of breeding lines is maintained. Each year the best queen within each line is used to be the mother of the next generation. This queen also contributes drones to a pooled A. Standard selection program 100 test colonies evaluated 10 virgins from top 10 colonies Homogenized semen from top 10 colonies 100 test colonies evaluated B. Marker assisted selection program 100 test colonies evaluated Selected virgins from each of top 10 colonies Homogenized semen from selected drones from top 10 colonies 100 test colonies evaluated FIG.

P. (2006). ) colonies. Insectes Soc. 52 in press. Gregory, P. G. and Rinderer, T. E. (2004). Non-destructive sources of DNA used to genotype honey bee (Apis mellifera) queens. Ent. Exp. Appl. 111, 173–177. Grozinger, C. , Sharabash, N. , Whitfield, C. W. and Robinson, G. E. (2003). Pheromone-mediated gene expression in the honey bee brain. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 100, 14519–14525. Guidugli, K. , Nascimento, A. , Amdam, G. , Barchuk, A. , Simoes, Z. L. P. and Hartfelder, K. (2005). Vitellogenin regulates hormonal dynamics in the worker caste of a eusocial insect.

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