Influence of Pollen Nutrition on Honey Bee Health: Do Pollen Quality and Diversity Matter?

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Di Pasquale, Garance ; Salignon, Marion ; Le Conte, Yves ; Belzunces, Luc P. ; Decourtye, Axel ; Kretzschmar, André ; Suchail, Séverine ; Brunet, Jean-Luc ; Alaux, Cédric (2013)
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science
  • Journal: PLoS ONE, volume 8, issue 8 (issn: 1932-6203, eissn: 1932-6203)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC3733843, doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0072016
  • Subject: Q | R | Research Article | Science | Medicine
    mesheuropmc: food and beverages | behavior and behavior mechanisms | complex mixtures | fungi

Honey bee colonies are highly dependent upon the availability of floral resources from which they get the nutrients (notably pollen) necessary to their development and survival. However, foraging areas are currently affected by the intensification of agriculture and lan... View more
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