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ELECTRIC TRICK – USING NEON LIGHTS TO AT T R AC T F L O W E R S

British researchers found another »flower language« about five years ago. Flowering plants not only attract insects by their colour, but also by building up an electric field. The pollinators are then attracted as if they were lured by pulsating neon signs. As soon as a bee or bumblebee has harvested nectar and taken the pollen, the electric field of the flower changes so that the next bee can save itself the journey.

»THE LAST THING A FLOWER NEEDS IS TO AT T R A CT B E E S WITHOUT BEING A B L E T O S U P P LY N E CTA R . B E E S L E A R N Q U I C K LY A N D PA SS I N FO R M AT I O N ON TO OTHER MEMBERS OF THEIR COLONY,«

explains DANIEL ROBERT of Bristol's School of Biological Sciences, who lead the study.

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