In honey bees, the females are ___ and males are ___ A. Diploid, diploid B. Haploid, diploid C. Diploid, Haploid D. Haploid, Haploid

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Muskan Anand

7 months ago

Option C The eggs are haploid and carry only one set of the chromosomes. These are known as drones or male honey bees. The queens and worker bees develop from the fertilized honey bee eggs, which have two sets of chromosomes and act as diploid eggs. This type of Haplo-diploid sex determination can be observed in honeybees.

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