Embryonic Development

FIGURE 20.17. Female reproductive system of Glossina (Diptera) to show enlarged accessory glands. Note also that only one egg at a time is maturing. [After V. B. Wigglesworth, 1965. The Principles of Insect Physiology, 6th ed., Methuen and Co. By permission of the author.]

nutrients are absorbed directly from the hemolymph. After hatching, the larvae escape from the female's body via the genital pores. In some cecidomyiids, oocytes develop partheno-genetically. Initially, development occurs within the ovarioles, but the larvae on hatching escape into the hemocoel. The larvae remain within the mother and feed on her tissues until just prior to pupation when they exit via the body wall.

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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