Subject: Lipids | Research Article | Pollen | Eukaryota | Ecology and Environmental Sciences | Ecology | Plant Science | Sequence Analysis | Animals | Diet | Database and Informatics Methods | Bees | Sequence Databases | Biology and Life Sciences | Biological Databases | Plant Anatomy | Research and Analysis Methods | Terrestrial Environments | Arthropoda | Medicine | Insects | Q | Deserts | Honey Bees | Nutrition | R | Hymenoptera | Ecosystems | Biochemistry | Bioinformatics | Science | Organisms | Medicine and Health Sciences | Invertebrates
mesheuropmc: otorhinolaryngologic diseases | food and beverages | behavior and behavior mechanisms | fungi
Honey bee workers (Apis mellifera) consume a variety of pollens to meet the majority of their requirements for protein and lipids. Recent work indicates that honey bees prefer diets that reflect the proper ratio of nutrients necessary for optimal survival and homeostasi... View more
3 Vaudo AD, Tooker JF, Grozinger CM, Patch HM. Bee nutrition and floral resource restoration. Current Opinion in Insect Science. 2015;10:133–41. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cois.2015.05.008.
4 Standifer LN. A comparison of the protein quality of pollens for growth-stimulation of the hypopharyngeal glands and longevity of honey bees, Apis mellifera L. (Hymenoptera: Apidae). Insectes Sociaux. 1967;14(4):415–25. doi: 10.1007/bf02223687