Tarpy supersedure data

Retained (white), early (red) or late (black) queen supersedure – click for legend

The proportion of colonies in each experimental treatment that did not rear any queens and accepted the package queen (“Accepted” = white), those that reared new queens and replaced the package queen before the colony population turned over (“Rejected” = red), and those that successfully superseded the package queen after the colony consisted of her offspring (“Superseded” = black). From: Tarpy, D.R., Talley, E., and Metz, B.N. (2021) Influence of brood pheromone on honey bee colony establishment and queen replacement. Journal of Apicultural Research 60: 220–228 https://doi.org/10.1080/00218839.2020.1867336.

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