Beekeeping Forums banner
1 - 3 of 3 Posts

· Registered
112 Posts
Discussion Starter · #1 ·
We know that bees use pollen for feeding the young, and the protein extracted from the pollen grain is extreamly minimal, that's why there are thousands in one 'pollen packet' on the rear legs of the bee.
This reminded me that I might be able to see the furrows and pores of the pollen grain and see where the cytoplasm (protein) seeps out from the grain.
To do this I used a magnification of X1600 to examine the grains.........see the photo's.

If you have any questions please ask. Bee Catcher can always put me right. :lol:

1 - 3 of 3 Posts
This is an older thread, you may not receive a response, and could be reviving an old thread. Please consider creating a new thread.