Plants and honeybee nutrition

Speaker:  Celia Davis

This talk will look first at the vitally important interaction between bees and flowers from the point of view of the flowers and their reproductive function, secondly the food that bees collect from the flowers, it’s nutritional importance and how it is transported back to the colony.  By way of light relief there will be a few pretty pictures of various flowers that honey bees use and, finally, details of how the food is used within the colony by the various groups of individuals, including workers of various ages, drones, queens and larvae.



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