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The common honey bee as an agent in prune pollination

second report

by A. H. Hendrickson

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Published by Agricultural Experiment Station in Berkeley, Cal .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Honeybee,
  • Prune,
  • Pollination by insects

  • Edition Notes

    Cover title.

    Statementby A.H. Hendrickson
    SeriesBulletin -- no. 291, Bulletin (California Agricultural Experiment Station) -- 291.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. [215]-236 :
    Number of Pages236
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25227834M

    In pollination what the bees do is that they move from one flower to another. It is usually attracted to the flower by either its sweet smell or its bright color. The flower produces pollen juice that the bee uses for the reason of producing sweet honey and wax. As the bee is settling onto the flower, pollen would usually stick onto it. Honey bees make honey in every state, but the kind they make all depends on the flowers around them. What kind of honey is made near your home? SWEET FACT: There are more than unique types of honey in the United States. And each one has a different taste. With the help of an adult, taste a spoonful of the honey you have at home.

    advocates, yet without his pollinating agents, chief among which are the honey bees, to transfer the pollen from the stamens to the pistil of the blooms, his crop may fail." With ample pollination, the grower may also be able to set his blooms before frost can damage them, set.   Pollination using honey bees: AgGuide - A Practical Handbook - Ebook written by Doug Somerville, Elizabeth Frost. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Pollination using honey bees: AgGuide - A Practical Handbook.

    Effects of Bees on Fruit. Flowers that are visited more often by bees will produce larger and more uniform fruit than those visited less often. This beneficial effect of pollination is most obvious in tree fruit. Next Page. Honey bees (Apis mellifera) and bumble bees (Bombus terrestris) visited significantly more flowers per tree ( vs. 3) and more trees ( vs. ) than solitary bees (Andrena spp.) and .


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