Answers to the QUIZZ

A1 Eucalyptus pilligaensis

A2 This is a very important signal pheromone released by worker bees for a range of purposes: orientation, attraction of other bees to a feeding site and swarm formation. The gland is found under the last segment of the abdomen.

A3 Bacillus thuringiensis is a bacterium used as a biological control agent, registered as Dipel, that does not harm bees.

A4 The male part of a flower comprises of an anther and a filament. Together these comprise a stamen. This of course produces the pollen.

A5 A refractometer is an optical instrument that measures moisture content of honey Light travels through a prism and a smear of honey; this shows a reading. It is a simple hand held instrument

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