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Honeybee vision : analysis of pattern orientation

Giger, Andrew D

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Honeybees (Apis mellifera) learn the orientation of edges or bars in order to recognise a visual pattern. A number of findings published in recent years suggest that the bee's perception of pattern orientation is independent of other visual cues and is supported by a distinct visual subsystem. The main objective of this thesis is to study the characteristics of this subsystem in detail. A series of behavioural experiments was carried out to investigate both the chromatic and temporal...[Show more]

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Date published: 1996-08
Type: Thesis (PhD)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/10813

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