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Effects of Diet on Brood Development in the Carpenter Ant
Snapshot: A Forest Service scientist fed carpenter ants an artificial diet, and variations of this diet, with nutrient components removed to examine the effects on brood development. The potential B vitamin and sterol contribution of a yeast found associated with the ants was the overall reason for this study.
Researchers studied the effect of diet on carpenter ant brood development. Clemson University, USDA Cooperative Extension Slide Series, Bugwood.org