Picky eaters: Bumble bees prefer plants with nutrient-rich pollen

Posted by on June 27, 2016 8:09 pm
Categories: Science

Bumble bees have discriminating palates when it comes to their pollen meals, according to researchers. The researchers found that bumble bees can detect the nutritional quality of pollen, and that this ability helps them selectively forage among plant species to optimize their diets.

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