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National Workforce Strategy for Agriculture and Food and Beverage Manufacturing being developed (CAHRC) /Une nationale sur la main-d’œuvre pour l’agriculture et la fabrication d’aliments et de boissons est mise en (CCRHA)

National Workforce Strategy for Agriculture and Food and Beverage Manufacturing being developed (CAHRC) /Une nationale sur la main-d’œuvre pour l’agriculture et la fabrication d’aliments et de boissons est mise en  (CCRHA) https://mailchi.mp/c4cb25a4d79c/emerging-labour-issues-special-update-for-cahrc-partners-fall-7251670?e=6f4427c084
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October 13, 2021
Bee Culture

Buckling of Flower petals to Attract Bees

Mechanical buckling of petals produces iridescent patterns visible to bees by Kathy Grube, University of Cambridge   Flowers are employing a materials science phenomenon typically associated with failures in structural engineering to produce exquisite three-dimensional petal patterns to lure pollinators. In civil engineering “buckling” is a dirty word with the buckling of beams and columns leading to mechanical failure—and is…
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October 13, 2021
Scientific Beekeeping

de Groot 1953

Thanks to Google for scanning this pioneering and widely-cited study.  Since this study is monumentally important to understanding honey bee nutritional requirements, I’ve unsuccessfully attempted to track down any copyright holder for permission to share it.  But as I understand copyright law, since this reprint does not contain any indication of this pre-1978 publication being The post de Groot 1953…
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October 13, 2021