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Floral scents induce recall of navigational and visual memories in honeybees

Reinhard, Judith; Srinivasan, Mandyam V; Guez, David; Zhang, Shao Wu

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During foraging flights, honeybees learn visual and chemical cues associated with a food source. We investigated whether learned olfactory cues can trigger visual and navigational memories in honeybees that assist them in navigating back to a known food source. In a series of experiments, marked bees were trained to forage at one or more sugar water feeders, placed at different outdoor locations and carrying different scents or colours. We then tested the ability of these bees to recall the...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2004
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/80333
Source: Journal of Experimental Biology
DOI: 10.1242/jeb.01306

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