Scientists find gene that turns dutiful bees into selfish conquerers - UPI

"...Among South African Cape honey bees, Apis mellifera capensis, a genetic phenomenon known as thelytoky syndrome causes some female workers to disobey the queen and reproduce on their own. ...."

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The Association's apiary in North Shropshire

The Association maintains an apiary at an organic farm in North Shropshire.

We hold regular meetings at the apiary during the summer, where members new and old can gain experience in handling bees.

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