Possible to change worker ant to a queen?

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Re: Possible to change worker ant to a queen?

Post: # 45922Post Batspiderfish
Sat Jul 28, 2018 3:27 pm

The changes which make a queen happen during the larval stages. Stimulating ovulation is interesting, but most workers are already capable of doing that under the right conditions. Regardless, a queen still needs to mate in order to produce workers.
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