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Bees attracted to contrasting colors when looking for nectar
Date:2/21/2013

p>The authors conclude: "Venation patterns might be prevalent in nature because they can be useful nectar guides, particularly when they also increase flower visibility. But it appears that the color contrast of a flower with its background has a greater influence on bee preference."


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