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Honeybees Learn Odour Mixtures via a Selection of Key Odorants

Reinhard, Judith; Sinclair, Michael; Srinivasan, Mandyam V.; Claudianos, Charles


BACKGROUND The honeybee has to detect, process and learn numerous complex odours from her natural environment on a daily basis. Most of these odours are floral scents, which are mixtures of dozens of different odorants. To date, it is still unclear how the bee brain unravels the complex information contained in scent mixtures. METHODOLOGY/PRINCIPAL FINDINGS This study investigates learning of complex odour mixtures in honeybees using a simple olfactory conditioning procedure, the...[Show more]

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Date published: 2010-02-08
Type: Journal article
Source: PLoS ONE
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0009110


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