‘X’ marks the spot: The possible benefits of nectar guides to bees and plants

Abstract

1. Many floral displays are visually complex, transmitting multi-coloured patterns that are thought to direct pollinators to nectar rewards. These ‘nectar guides’ may be mutually beneficial, if they reduce pollinators’ handling time, leading to an increased visitation rate and promoting pollen transfer. Yet, many details regarding how floral patterns… (More)

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@inproceedings{Leonard2011XMT, title={‘X’ marks the spot: The possible benefits of nectar guides to bees and plants}, author={Anne S. Leonard and Daniel R. Papaj}, year={2011} }