Principles Of Inheritance And Variation

In which of the following organisms do males develop from unfertilized eggs and females develop from fertilized eggs?
A. Honey bee
B. Pigeon
C. Snapping turtle
D. Alligator

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Answer: Option A
: A

Each colony of honey bee contains three adult castes: egg-laying queen, sperm-producing male drones and non-reproductive female workers.During the winter season, a queen forms a new colony by laying eggs within each cell inside a honeycomb. Fertilized eggs hatch into female workerbees, while unfertilized eggs become drones orhoney beemales.

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