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Bees learn the electric buzz of flowers

Floral electric fields could join color and fragrance as cues to pollinators

2:03pm, February 21, 2013

Slight electric fields that form around flowers may lure pollinators much as floral colors and fragrances do.

In lab setups, bumblebees learned to distinguish fake flowers by their electrical fields,

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