Honey bee sperm are very resistant to harmful effects Of deep freezing (-79°C). After freezing and thawing of bee sperm in the seminal vesicle or spermatheca, more than half displayed a highly active movement, even with- out the pretreatment of glycerol, suggesting a protective function of the sperm receptacular organs for the sperm survival.
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: December 1, 1964
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Journal of Economic Entomology is published bimonthly in February, April, June, August, October, and December. The journal publishes articles on the economic significance of insects and is divided into the following sections: apiculture & social insects; arthropods in relation to plant disease; forum; insecticide resistance and resistance management; ecotoxicology; biological and microbial control; ecology and behavior; sampling and biostatistics; household and structural insects; medical entomology; molecular entomology; veterinary entomology; forest entomology; horticultural entomology; field and forage crops, and small grains; stored-product; commodity treatment and quarantine entomology; and plant resistance. In addition to research papers, Journal of Economic Entomology publishes Letters to the Editor, interpretive articles in a Forum section, Short Communications, Rapid Communications, and Book Reviews.