The regulation of worker-oviposition in the stingless bee Trigona (Tetragonisca) angustula Illiger (Apidae, Meliponinae)

@article{Koedam1997TheRO,
  title={The regulation of worker-oviposition in the stingless bee Trigona (Tetragonisca) angustula Illiger (Apidae, Meliponinae)},
  author={Dirk Koedam and M. Bron{\'e} and P.G.M. van Tienen},
  journal={Insectes Sociaux},
  year={1997},
  volume={44},
  pages={229-244}
}
Summary: In the stingless bee Trigona (Tetragonisca) angustula Illiger the oviposition activities and interactions of the queen and the workers were analysed for their effect on the availability of broodcells for worker-oviposition. In stingless bees the rearing of new individuals starts when workers fill a broodcell with liquid larval food (mass-provisioning), upon which the queen lays an egg. The sequence of mass-provisioning and egg-laying is called the provisioning and oviposition process… 
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