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Instrumental Insemination Methods
For Honey Bees

Tip Insertion
The tip is advanced under micro manipulator or vernier control.

This picture is out of sequence, but I had to start somewhere!

The grooves on the inside of the queen holder can be clearly seen. These allow a passage for CO2 to percolate thus establishing a definite flow of gas.

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Written... June 2000, Revised... 22 October 2001, Revised... 18 January 2003,