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Honeybee queens too conservative in the bedroom

Dr Bill Hughes, from the Faculty of Biological Sciences at the University of Leeds, said: “By making sure queens mate with enough genetically variable males, we may be able to boost resistance levels and so protect our honeybee populations from … Continue reading

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Sex lives of honeybees may explain their decline, say researchers

Leeds University researchers are to investigate whether the worldwide decline in the number of honeybees is due to a lack of variety in their sex lives. Read more

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