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Are insects hooked on plant caffeine?
« on: 11/04/2013 11:00:33 »
Coffee and citrus plants lace their nectar with caffeine to boost bee pollination rates, new research has revealed.

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« Last Edit: 11/04/2013 11:00:33 by _system »


 

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Re: Are insects hooked on plant caffeine?
« Reply #1 on: 08/03/2013 01:31:32 »
So,
Are the caffeinated bees any more active than the non caffeinated bees?

And, do they experience withdrawals?
 

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Re: Are insects hooked on plant caffeine?
« Reply #2 on: 14/03/2013 04:17:16 »
I don't know if they looked at activity per-se; but the thought of a bee coffee-withdrawal headache is making me laugh!
 

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Re: Are insects hooked on plant caffeine?
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