In-Hive Behavior of Pollen Foragers ( Apis mellifera ) in Honey Bee Colonies Under Conditions of High and Low Pollen Need

  • Anja WeidenmuÈ
  • Published 2002

Abstract

Pollen collection in honey bees is regulated around a homeostatic set-point. How the control of pollen collection is achieved is still unclear. Di€erent feedback mechanisms have been proposed but little is known about the experience of pollen foragers in the hive. A detailed documentation of the behavior of pollen foragers in the hive under di€erent pollen… (More)

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