19 August, 2014

Pollen analyses for pollination research, acetolyzed pollen

By Gretchen D. Jones

Flowering dogwood pollen seen
under electronic microscope
Pollinators feed on the pollen, nectar, and other plant liquids that are associated with flowers. As a result of this feeding activity, pollen becomes attached to them. Analysis of this pollen can tell us what they eat, their dispersal patterns in and around cropping systems, and their role in pollination. However, finding pollen on and or in a pollinator depends on the technique used to recover pollen.

Read the whole summary in: English
Read the scientific publication in JPE

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