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Table 2 Pollen provisions provided to the first and second brood (2009)

From: Born to be bee, fed to be worker? The caste system of a primitively eusocial insect

  n Fresh weight Dry weight Sugar weight Proportion of sugar
   (mg ± SD) (mg ± SD) (mg ± SD)  
First brood 16 125.5 ± 19.9 77.5 ± 12.9 34.3 ± 11.3 43.6 ± 8.4 %
Second brood 16 177.4 ± 37.5 112.3 ± 23.4 40.3 ± 9.4 36.0 ± 4.0 %
  1. n = number of pollen balls.