A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Free, J. B. and Butler, C. G. 1955. An analysis of the factors involved in the formation of a cluster of honeybees. Behaviour. 7 (1), pp. 304-316.
|Authors||Free, J. B. and Butler, C. G.|
It has been found that the stimuli of scent, vibration, and heat, which are produced by a cluster of bees, can each, provided they are of sufficient magnitude, attract individual bees to join it. 2. Bees can be attracted by sight alone towards actively moving bees. 3. Hungry bees prefer to join a cluster of bees from whom they can obtain food; and well-fed bees are more attractive to individual bees than are hungry bees, even when the individual bees are unable to obtain food from well-fed ones.
|Year of Publication||1955|
|Journal citation||7 (1), pp. 304-316|
|Digital Object Identifier (DOI)||doi:10.1163/156853955X00111|
|Web address (URL)||https://brill.com/view/journals/beh/7/1/article-p304_11.xml?rskey=CTdJo6&result=1|
|Open access||Published as bronze (free) open access|
|01 Jan 1955|
|Copyright license||Publisher copyright|
|Publisher||Brill Academic Publishers|
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