Lesson 2.7 Queen Development

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Queen Bee Development Time is 16 Days (Chart) 8.5 days open cell 7.5 days capped cell Much of a colony’s success or failure depends on the queen. The queen and the drones she is bred by determine the genetic make-up of the colony, that is, levels of gentleness, productivity, and many behavioral tendencies important to a beekeeper. […]

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