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- Dobrin, Scott E.; Herlihy, J. Daniel; Robinson, Gene E.; Fahrbach, Susan E.
- Arthropod structure & development 2011 v.40 no.5 pp. 409-419
- pilocarpine, etc ; agonists; cholinergic receptors; dendrites; foraging; mushroom bodies; scopolamine; worker honey bees; Show all 8 Subjects
- ... The experience of foraging under natural conditions increases the volume of mushroom body neuropil in worker honey bees. A comparable increase in neuropil volume results from treatment of worker honey bees with pilocarpine, an agonist for muscarinic-type cholinergic receptors. A component of the neuropil growth induced by foraging experience is growth of dendrites in the collar region of the calyc ...
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