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  1. Bee Forum
    What are the effects of feeding ascorbic acid (AA)? How do various concentrations and feeding methods compare? It would be nice to be able to add an amount of AA based on price/effectiveness.
  2. Bee Forum
    Comparative Sucrose Responsiveness in Apis mellifera and A. cerana Foragers In the European honey bee, Apis mellifera, pollen foragers have a higher sucrose responsiveness than nectar foragers when tested using a proboscis extension response (PER) assay. In addition, Africanized honey bees have...
  3. Bee Forum
    Weber’s Law, the Magnitude Effect and Discrimination of Sugar Concentrations in Nectar-Feeding Animals Weber’s law quantifies the perception of difference between stimuli. For instance, it can explain why we are less likely to detect the removal of three nuts from a bowl if the bowl is full...
  4. Beekeeping 101
    Cane sugar can get pretty expensive. I was wondering whether or not there was a subsitute for the 1:1 or 2:1 ratio of sugar to water to feed my bees. 1) Can I use jam/jelly? 2) What substitute for the sugar can I use? 3) If I MUST resort to using cane sugar, where can I buy it cheaply (bad...
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