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- Dong, S.-L., et al. Show all 3 Authors
- Insectes sociaux 2009 v.56 no.1 pp. 28-34
- Coptotermes formosanus; social insects; society
- ... In a termite society, the soldier proportion is regulated at a species-specific level with a seasonal fluctuation. A feedback mechanism in soldier proportion regulation is well recognized, while the proximate means by which the presence of soldiers inhibits the new soldier formation from workers remains mostly elusive. In the present study, some possible means for this inhibition were tested with ...