Velcro-Like Cells On Petals Help Bees to Keep Their Grip on Flowers

May 30, 2012 by  
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A team of scientists from the Universities of Cambridge and Bristol have discovered that velcro-like cells on plant petals help bees to keep their grip while collecting pollen and prevent them from being blown away by the wind. The research was published this week by the British Ecological Society’s journal  Functional Ecology . Read the rest of Velcro-Like Cells On Petals Help Bees to Keep Their Grip on Flowers Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: bees disappearance , bees velcro , bees wind , pollenators , snapdragon conial cells , university of bristol , university of cambridge bees , velcro , velcro cells

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Velcro-Like Cells On Petals Help Bees to Keep Their Grip on Flowers

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