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    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...
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    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...
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    A diet of sugar is not equivalent to a diet of honey. Bees had more viruses and problems when fed sucrose or HFCS. http://www.plosone.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0031051
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