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Parallel inputs to memory in bee colour vision

Horridge, George Adrian

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In the 19(th) century, it was found that attraction of bees to light was controlled by light intensity irrespective of colour, and a few critical entomologists inferred that vision of bees foraging on flowers was unlike human colour vision. Therefore, quite justly, Professor Carl von Hess concluded in his book on the Comparative Physiology of Vision (1912) that bees do not distinguish colours in the way that humans enjoy. Immediately, Karl von Frisch, an assistant in the Zoology Department of...[Show more]

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Date published: 2016-03
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/111986
Source: Acta biologica Hungarica
DOI: 10.1556/018.67.2016.1.1
Access Rights: Open Access

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