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Flower Blasts Pollen At Birds
2014-07-04 03:22:40

A small tree or shrub found in mountainous Central and South American rainforests has a most unusual relationship with the birds that pollinate its flowers, according to a study reported in the Cell Press journal Current Biology on July 3.

Flowering Plants Need Sugar Transporter SWEET9 For Nectar Production
2014-03-17 10:58:21

Evolution is based on diversity, and sexual reproduction is key to creating a diverse population that secures competitiveness in nature. Plants as largely immobile organisms had to solve a problem

2014-01-10 23:02:15

In-demand research report “Global Juice Report 2013” worked out by Canadean has been recently published by Market Publishers Ltd.

Bats Get Tongue Erections
2013-05-07 08:31:33

What do busy janitors and nectar feeding bats have in common? They both want to wipe up as much liquid as they can, as fast as they can. And it turns out, they both have specialized equipment for the job.

Flower's Nectar Content Changed By Ants
2013-04-25 13:55:58

Ants foraging on nectar transmit yeasts that change sugar-chemistry and may affect subsequent pollinator visitations and plant fitness

Bumblebees Threatened By Metal Toxins In Flowers
2013-04-03 08:07:00

Across the US beekeepers and researchers have been reporting that a powerful new class of pesticides may be killing off bumblebees. A new study pinpoints another potential cause: toxic metal pollution in flowers.

2013-03-09 23:02:00

SunTropics will attend the 15th Annual Shamrock 5K Fun Run and Walk in Dublin, California on Sunday, March 17, 2013 and will be on hand at the finish line with samples of their all natural fruit

Electric Flowers Help Bees Pick Up Pollen
2013-02-22 11:25:13

A new study has shown that the bees are able to use an electrical charge emitted by flowers to interact with the nectar-bearing plants and pick up pollen.

2012-11-21 15:06:30

How flowers have evolved particular colors, shapes and scents to attract pollinators has long fascinated ecologists.

2012-08-01 23:06:21

Butterflies learn faster when a flower is rewarding than when it is not, and females have the edge over males when it comes to speed of learning with rewards.


Latest Nectar Reference Libraries

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2009-02-16 18:16:45

The Kinkajou (Potos flavus), also known as the Honey Bear, is a species of mammal found in the rainforests of Central and South America. It is the only member of the family genus Potos. It is related to the olingo, ringtail, cacomistle, raccoon, and coati. These animals are sometimes mistaken for ferrets or monkeys, but are not related. The name Honey Bear is derived from the fact that in captivity it will eat honey, however, in the wild it has never been observed to do so. An adult...

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