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What do bees do during on the flower ?

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  • ?
    Lv 7
    1 month ago
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    They are collecting nectar, to take back to the nest. Along the way the plant's pollen is rubbed off on them and then transferred to another plant when they visit it.

    Many plants need to be pollinated in order to reproduce and crafty nature has hit upon using bees and other flying creatures as the means to do this, using various means such as nectar, bright flowers, scent etc. to attract them.  Quite often once pollination has been achieved the plant will reabsorb the nectar as no longer necessary.  The bees don't know this, of course, they're merely after the nectar as a foodstuff.

  • Rita
    Lv 6
    1 month ago

    When a bee collects nectar and pollen from the flower of a plant, some pollen from the stamens—the male reproductive organ of the flower—sticks to the hairs of her body. When she visits the next flower, some of this pollen is rubbed off onto the stigma, or tip of the pistil—the female reproductive organ of the flower.

  • 1 month ago

    They gather nectar. Look closely at the top of their legs. You will see orange lumps of nectar they have collected. 

  • Anonymous
    1 month ago

    Snaffle the nectar and take it back to the hive, in the process they transfer pollen from one plant to another, so it is win-win. Until someone nicks all their honey.

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  • Anonymous
    1 month ago

    Grand theft nectar.

  • ?
    Lv 7
    1 month ago

    They are gathering nectar to feed the hive. They also pick up pollen and pollinate other plants. Without bees we would all starve to death. No bees = No crops. 

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