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Bee Culture

FROM POLLEN TO POLLEN PELLET.

¬† Honey bees have developed a way to transform pollen particles into a viscoelastic pellet, allowing them to transport pollen efficiently, quickly, and reliably to their hive, according to a new study. To collect and transport pollen, honey bees mix pollen particles with regurgitated nectar and form it into a pellet, which clings to each of their¬†hind legs. The honey…
UOVBA News Bot
October 19, 2021