Spontaneous flower constancy and learning in honey bees as a function of colour

  title={Spontaneous flower constancy and learning in honey bees as a function of colour},
  author={P. S. Hill and P. H. Wells and H. Wells},
  journal={Animal Behaviour},
  • P. S. Hill, P. H. Wells, H. Wells
  • Published 1997
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Animal Behaviour
  • When presented with an artificial flower patch of blue and yellow pedicellate flowers, individual honey bees, Apis mellifera L., became constant to one of the two flower colours, rarely even sampling the alternative colour. [...] Key Result This behaviour was not modified by quality or quantity of reward, training to the experimental site, group effects or presence of odour during trials.Expand Abstract

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