in honeybees there are three types Queen worker and drone. at the time of gamete fusion n no. fused with n no. of drone and n no. is remain. obviously drone will produce from unfertile n no. so what will produce from that fused 2n no. either female or worker . how can we detect and what is the sex of worker bee.
Female honey bee usually lays two types of eggs - fertilised eggs and unfertilised eggs. Fertilized eggs give rise to female honey bees among which those who are fed with royal jelly become fertile female or queen and others become sterile female or worker bees. The honey bees that are borne from unfertilized eggs are made honey bees or drone.