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A Comparative Trial of the Pollen Subs 2020: Part 3

A COMPARATIVE TRIAL OF THE POLLEN SUBS 2020 Part 3 Beekeeper-Funded Research First published in ABJ September 2021 Randy Oliver ScientificBeekeeping.com   Some research institutions avoid the testing of name-brand products for obvious reasons, and some trade magazines won’t publish articles that might offend their advertisers. We beekeepers are fortunate that Dadant & Sons and The post A Comparative Trial…
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November 4, 2021
Bee Culture

Pollen Database for Honey Bee Nutrition

  Mississippi State Univ. scientist building pollen database to improve bee nutrition asks citizens to assist A honeybee collects pollen from Japanese privet. (Photo by David Ammon)   STARKVILLE, Miss.—While flowers are known to be most attractive to bees, less is known about the nutrition flowers actually provide pollinators. A Mississippi State scientist is hoping to change that and is…
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November 4, 2021
Scientific Beekeeping

A Comparative Trial of the Pollen Subs 2020: Part 2

A COMPARATIVE TRIAL OF THE POLLEN SUBS 2020 Part 2 First published in ABJ August 2021 Vincent Riciglianoa and Randy Oliverb aUSDA-ARS, bScientificBeekeeping.com   Last month I described how we set up our comparative trial of several pollen subs. Now it’s time to bring in my collaborator, Dr. Vincent Ricigliano, to show the results of The post A Comparative Trial…
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November 4, 2021