The detection of pollen in royal jelly of honey bees (Apis mellifera)

publication date: Jun 30, 2011
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Journal of ApiProduct
& ApiMedical Science
                                            
Vol. 3 (3) pp. 137 - 139
DOI
10.3896/IBRA.4.03.3.05
 
Date
July 2011
 
Article Title


The detection of pollen in royal jelly of honey bees (Apis mellifera)


Author(s)


Leila Nunes Morgado and Ortrud Monika Barth

Abstract

Pollen analysis of royal jelly is a useful tool to characterize the phytogeographical location of apiaries and the potential of the vegetation to produce bee products of good quality.

Keywords

Apis mellifera, pollen analysis, trophic preferences, vegetation.

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