5.3.1. Example of a frame cage in which to maintain adult workers in the laboratory

Generally, a frame cage allows for a single frame to be suspended within it, and contains one or two ventilated sides that can be slid away to allow access to the frame (Fig. 12).

Fig. 12. A frame cage containing a Zander-sized frame and composed of a wooden casing, a metal screen, a glass removable sliding side, and two feeding devices. Cage courtesy of the Swiss Bee Research Centre.

Figure 12