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Keywords: Pollen
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J Exp Biol (2022) 225 (7): jeb244103.
Published: 7 April 2022
... are partially mediated by nutrition. Young workers (nurses) consume almost all of the pollen in the hive, while foragers consume mostly nectar. Pollen provides vital proteins and lipids, consumed by nurse bees for approximately 1 week post-eclosion. The role that lipids play in the physiology and behavior...
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J Exp Biol (2017) 220 (8): 1435–1442.
Published: 15 April 2017
... in bees. The recorded EAG responses to chemotactile stimulation clearly separated volatile compounds by both compound identity and concentration, and could be successfully applied to test the receptor activity evoked by different types of pollen. We found that two different pollen types (apple and almond...
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J Exp Biol (2014) 217 (15): 2783–2788.
Published: 1 August 2014
...Elizabeth Nicholls; Natalie Hempel de Ibarra In contrast to the wealth of knowledge concerning sucrose-rewarded learning, the question of whether bees learn when they collect pollen from flowers has been little addressed. The nutritional value of pollen varies considerably between species...
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J Exp Biol (2014) 217 (8): 1215–1217.
Published: 15 April 2014
...Ricarda Scheiner; Leonora Kulikovskaja; Markus Thamm Honey bees display a fascinating division of labour among foragers. While some bees solely collect pollen, others only collect nectar. It is assumed that individual differences in sensory response thresholds are at the basis of this division...