flowers

Bumble bee species have favorite flowers

February 14, 2020

Different species of bumble bees in the Sierra Nevada select different types of flowers, according to new research, which has conservation implications for ...

Bees follow scent patterns on flowers

June 15, 2018

Bees don’t just follow visual patterns on flowers. They also follow patterns of scent, a team of British researchers found. A study published in the Proceedings ...

Sick bees choose healthier food sources

March 12, 2018

Sick bees tend to consume higher-quality pollen compared to healthy bees, according to new research. In a study published in Microbial Ecology, researchers were ...

The good bacteria are in the flowers

September 28, 2016

Flowers might be a hot spot for transmission of bacteria to bees, but that’s not necessarily a bad thing, according to recent research. As part of a study ...
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