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Volume 31, Number 6, November/December 2000
Page(s) 737 - 738
DOI: 10.1051/apido:2000158

Apidologie 31 (2000) 737-738

A scientific note on the dynamics of labor devoted to nectar foraging in a honey bee colony: number of foragers versus individual foraging activity

Corinna Thoma,b - Thomas Dyer Seeleyb - Jürgen Tautza

aLehrstuhl für Verhaltensphysiologie und Soziobiologie, Zoologie II, Biozentrum der Universität Würzburg, Am Hubland, 97074 Würzburg, Germany
bDepartment for Neurobiology and Behavior, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York 14853, USA

(Received 6 June 2000; accepted 15 July 2000)

Keywords: Apis mellifera / division of labor / nectar foraging

Correspondence and reprints: Corinna Thom

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