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A saline solution is used in the process of collecting and inseminating honey bee semen. The following recipe is recommended by Susan Cobey for the protection and short term storage of honey bee semen. Semen can be held at room temperature and maintain good viability for several weeks.
|Trizma Sigma 7-9||133.70||3.29||0.329|
|pH = 8.6|
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