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ARS technician selects bee larvae from honeycombs.
ARS technician Lucy Snyder selects bee larvae from honeycombs for in vitro rearing with probiotic bacteria. (Vanessa Corby-Harris, D3413-1).
Honey bee larvae.
In lab experiments, ARS researchers tested honey bee larvae to see whether those fed royal jelly containing the Parasaccharibacter apium bacteria survived better those fed jelly that did not contain P. apium. (Stephen Ausmus, D3441-2).
Close-up of a honey bee larva.
A honey bee larva—the second life stage of honey bees in the egg, larva, pupa, adult sequence. (Stephen Ausmus, D3442-1).
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