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Though we have distinguished, in the preceding account, between hemimetabolous development (where partial metamorphosis occurs in the molt from larva to adult) and holometabolous development (in which metamorphosis is striking and requires two molts, larval-pupal and pupal-imaginal, for completion), the distinction is primarily useful in discussions of insect evolution. In a physiological sense the difference between partial and complete metamorphosis is a matter of degree rather than kind. Indeed, as is described in Section 6.1, the endocrine basis of growth, including molting and change of form, is common to all insects.

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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