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Keywords: Hygienic behaviourClose
Journal: Biology Open
Biol Open (2016) 5 (11): 1712–1718.
Published: 15 November 2016
...Hasan Al Toufailia; Denise A. Alves; José M. S. Bento; Luis C. Marchini; Francis L. W. Ratnieks ABSTRACT Social insects have many defence mechanisms against pests and pathogens. One of these is hygienic behaviour, which has been studied in detail in the honey bee, Apis mellifera . Hygienic honey...