Ametabolous Development

In Thysanura (and other primitive hexapods), which as adults remain wingless, the degree of change from juvenile to adult form is slight and is manifest primarily in increased body size and development of functional genitalia. Juvenile and adult apterygotes inhabit the same ecological niche, and the insects continue to grow and molt after reaching sexual maturity. The number of molts through which an insect passes is very high and variable. For example, in the firebrat, Thermobia domestica, between 45 and 60 molts have been recorded.

Beekeeping for Beginners

Beekeeping for Beginners

The information in this book is useful to anyone wanting to start beekeeping as a hobby or a business. It was written for beginners. Those who have never looked into beekeeping, may not understand the meaning of the terminology used by people in the industry. We have tried to overcome the problem by giving explanations. We want you to be able to use this book as a guide in to beekeeping.

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