The Behavior of the Honey Bee in Pollen Collection

The Behavior of the Honey Bee in Pollen Collection

by Dana Brackenridge Casteel
     
 

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While working upon the problem of wax-scale manipulation during the summer of 1911 the writer became convinced that the so-called wax shears or pinchers of the worker honey bee have nothing whatever to do with the extraction of the wax scales from their pockets, but rather that they are organs used in loading the pollen from the pollen combs of the hind legs into the

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While working upon the problem of wax-scale manipulation during the summer of 1911 the writer became convinced that the so-called wax shears or pinchers of the worker honey bee have nothing whatever to do with the extraction of the wax scales from their pockets, but rather that they are organs used in loading the pollen from the pollen combs of the hind legs into the corbiculæ or pollen baskets (Cast eel, 1912).

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ISBN-13:
9781530002603
Publisher:
CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date:
06/20/2016
Pages:
46

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