Temporal changes of nutrient composition from pollen patty to bee bread with special emphasis on amino and fatty acids composition

  title={Temporal changes of nutrient composition from pollen patty to bee bread with special emphasis on amino and fatty acids composition},
  author={Sampat Ghosh and Chuleui Jung},
  journal={Journal of Asia-Pacific Entomology},


Different Dynamics of Bacterial and Fungal Communities in Hive-Stored Bee Bread and Their Possible Roles: A Case Study from Two Commercial Honey Bees in China
Investigating both bacterial and fungal communities in corbicular pollen and hive-stored bee bread of two commercial honey bees in China found filamentous fungi, in particular, the genus Cladosporium, could support pollen preservation of both honey bee species.
Foraging behaviour and preference of pollen sources by honey bee (Apis mellifera) relative to protein contents
The results indicated that the first criteria for honey bee foraging preference of pollens would be the nutritional contents of protein and the resource availability of the lesser nutritious floral sources.
Composition and content of fatty acids in beebread of various floral origin , collected in Lithuania and prepared for storage in different ways
Important fatty acid counterparts in the diet are α-linolenic acid (ALA) which is an ω-3 fatty acid, and linoleic acid (LA) which is an ω-6 fatty acid. The optimal ratio of unsaturated fatty acids
Pollen-borne microbes shape bee fitness
It is concluded that microbes associated with aged pollen provisions are central to bee health, not only as nutritional mutualists, but also as a major dietary component.
Chemical Composition and Biological Activities of Beebread – Review
The nutritional and functional composition of beebread is widely reported; nevertheless, few studies on transformation processes of the pollen to improve the availability of the compounds present in this product were found.
Mineral Requirements for Brood-Rearing by Honeybees Fed a Synthetic Diet
Honeybees fed a chemically defined diet containing 10 essential and 8 non-essential amino acids, and 10 water-soluble vitamins, were able to rear brood for 10 weeks when this diet was improved by the addition of pollen ash.