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Bong, Joseph Choon Fah and King, Patricia Jie Hung (2013) Queen control. In: Nature's Yield and Wonders of Art (NYAWA)13: Insects. Universiti Putra Malaysia Press, Serdang, Selangor, pp. 68-71. ISBN 9789679603484

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In a termite colony, the queen termite is the central figure which performs the vital task of procreation by laying thousands of eggs per day to give rise to the enormous number of termites within the colony. She does not work and rarely moves, but grows to very large size in the queen's chamber.

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Item Type: Book Section
Divisions: Faculty of Design and Architecture
Putra Science Park
Publisher: Universiti Putra Malaysia Press
Keywords: Termites; Queen termite; Eggs, Chamber.
Depositing User: Umikalthom Abdullah
Date Deposited: 26 Sep 2014 11:47
Last Modified: 25 Oct 2014 11:13
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