Victor Le

Victor Le

Oct 20, 2016

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    About This Project

    Research has shown that honeybees use chemical signals as part of the waggle dance to share the location of rich food sources. I aim to determine if chemical signals are also used as part of the stop signal, a regulatory signal used to stop the waggle dancing of bees recruiting to food sources that have become dangerous (e.g. predatory risk). Finding a chemical profile would mean honeybees are more similar to bumblebees than originally thought (as the latter use pheromones to regulate foraging).

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