Symbionts as Major Modulators of Insect Health: Lactic Acid Bacteria and Honeybees
In vitro visualization of lactobacilli attached to the wall of a honeybee crop using SEM. A, B and C show different areas of a honey crop at similar magnification with visible attachment structures resembling extracellular polymeric substances (EPS). D shows a larger part of the crop with attached bacteria. Photographer Lennart Nilsson.