The Conditions Under which Foraging Honeybees Expose their Nasonov Gland

@inproceedings{Free1968TheCU,
  title={The Conditions Under which Foraging Honeybees Expose their Nasonov Gland},
  author={John Brand Free},
  year={1968}
}
Summary“Scout” honeybees searching for forage were attracted to the odour from the Nasonov gland of previous foragers. Foragers did not usually expose their Nasonov gland until after the first few visits to a food source, even when this was abundant and attractive. Some foragers exposed the gland more often and for longer than others did.The tendency of bees to expose their Nasonov gland was not influenced by: the presence of Nasonov-gland odour at the food source; the replacement of syrup as a… CONTINUE READING

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