ATTRACTIVENESS OF (Z}-11-EICOSEN-1-0L TO FORAGING HONEYBEES

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Journal of Apicultural Research
Vol. 21 (3) pp.151-156
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Date
September 1982
Article Title
ATTRACTIVENESS OF (Z}-11-EICOSEN-1-0L TO FORAGING
HONEYBEES
Author(s)
J. B. FREE, INGRID H. WILLIAMS, J. A. PICKETT, A. W. FERGUSON AND A. P. MARTIN
Abstract
(Z)-ll-eicosen-l-ol, a recently discovered volatile component of the sting apparatus, is attractive to foragers trained to collect sugar syrup and to scout bees, but does not enhance the attractiveness of the Nasonov pheromone.
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