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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «QUEEN SUBSTANCE» OVER TIME
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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «QUEEN SUBSTANCE»
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Do Animals Think?
It is queen substance that prevents workers from laying eggs and keeps them all “
cheerefull about their worke,” as Butler noted. It inhibits workers from building
queen cells, attracts drones to virgin queens on their mating flights, and
Clive D. L. Wynne, 2013
Butler2 determined that the healthy queen is able to produce a material, which he
called "queen substance," that enables the bees to know of her presence in the
colony, while a failing queen apparently is unable to produce a sufficient amount
Harry Hyde Laidlaw, John Edward Eckert, 1962
VITAMINS AND HORMONES
substance, the so-called "queen substance" from the body surface of their queen
which inhibits the development of their ovaries. For some time the existence of
queen substance remained founded on strong circumstantial evidence, but it has
Robert Samuel Harris, G. F. Marrian, Kenneth Vivian Thimann, 1958
The Social Behavior of the Bees: A Comparative Study
For the active principle Butler suggested the name "queen substance." Verheijen-
Voogd (1959) and Butler and Simpson (1958) showed that the principal source
was the queen's head, and more specifically, the mandibular glands and their ...
Charles Duncan Michener, 1974
Basic Principles in Nucleic Acid Chemistry
Under the influence of the queen's substance, the workers selflessly attend to the
queen and her offspring (which are the brothers and sisters of the workers). In
addition, the dissemination of the queen's substance prohibits the rearing of new
Paul O.P. Ts'o, 2012
The Hormones V4: Physiology, Chemistry and Applications
B. QUEEN SUBSTANCE Since honey bees (Apis mellifera) are social insects
they are attracted to members of their own species, especially to the queen bee.
The worker bees must come in contact with the queen if they are to be inhibited
Nnn Unknown Publisher, 2012
In time much circumstantial evidence, and some quantitative, was collected, all
supporting the queen substance theory. Eventually, in 1957, a simple method of
bioassay was developed which made it possible to compare the abilities of ...
Queen of the Sun: What are the Bees Telling Us?
She regulates the life of her offspring through queen substance, a scent she
emanates from her head glands and that continuously regulates the social life of
her subjects. By means of this substance the queen spreads herself over the
Taggart Siegel, Jon Betz, 2011
Better Beginnings for Beekeepers
Queen Substance Queens have glands in their bodies, mainly in the mouth,
which produce a mixture of fatty acids, known collectively as queen substance.
An appreciation of the importance of queen substance is also fundamental to the
Adrian Waring, 2004
Breeding in Insects
Before the worker leaves the nest to forage, she spends a period as a guard at
the nest entrance. Royal Insects New queens are produced either when the old
queen begins to lay fewer eggs and makes less of the queen substance or when
M. Yadav, 2003
NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «QUEEN SUBSTANCE»
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QI: Quite Interesting facts about queens
The Queen is the only person who can put on a tiara with one hand while ... Known as “queen substance” it inhibits the working of their ovaries and stops them ... «Telegraph.co.uk, Jul 10»
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