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Research Article

Effects of Insemination Quantity on Honey Bee Queen Physiology

  • Freddie-Jeanne Richard,

    Affiliations: Department of Entomology, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina, United States of America, Department of Genetics, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina, United States of America, W.M. Keck Center for Behavioural Biology, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina, United States of America

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  • David R. Tarpy,

    Affiliations: Department of Entomology, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina, United States of America, W.M. Keck Center for Behavioural Biology, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina, United States of America

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  • Christina M. Grozinger mail

    To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: cmgrozin@ncsu.edu

    Affiliations: Department of Entomology, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina, United States of America, Department of Genetics, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina, United States of America, W.M. Keck Center for Behavioural Biology, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina, United States of America

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  • Published: October 03, 2007
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0000980

About the Authors

Freddie-Jeanne Richard, David R. Tarpy, Christina M. Grozinger
Department of Entomology, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina, United States of America
Freddie-Jeanne Richard, Christina M. Grozinger
Department of Genetics, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina, United States of America
Freddie-Jeanne Richard, David R. Tarpy, Christina M. Grozinger
W.M. Keck Center for Behavioural Biology, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: cmgrozin@ncsu.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: CG FR DT. Performed the experiments: FR DT. Analyzed the data: CG FR. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: CG DT. Wrote the paper: CG FR DT.