PROTEIN CONTENT AND AMINO ACID PROFILES
OF HONEYBEE-COLLECTED POLLENS
BY PETER STACE  H.D.A. Dip.Agric.Extension
This book contains information about the nutritional values to honeybees of some of the major pollens utilised by Australian beekeepers, with special reference to Northern N.S.W. and Southern Queensland.
1996
Pollen Trap collection
ISBN 0-7310-2867-8
August1996
Published by BEES N TREES CONSULTANTS
Lismore
NSW AUSTRALIA 2480
Copyright BEES N TREES CONSULTANTS, Lismore
 

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Acknowledgements
Introduction
Autumn - the start of the season
Nutritional requirements of Honey Bees
Pollen Quality
Analysis reporting
AUTUMN-FLOWERING POLLEN SOURCES
New England messmate, Eucalyptus andrewsii ssp. andrewsii
Broad-leaved stringybark, white stringybark, Eucalyptus caliginosa
Thin-leaf stringybark, Eucalyptus eugenioides
Pilliga box, Eucalyptus pilligaensis
St Barnaby's thistle, yellow burr, Centaurea solstitialis
Red stringybark, Eucalyptus macrorhyncha
Large-fruited grey gum, Eucalyptus punctata
Pilliga, white bloodwood, Eucalyptus trachyphloia
Tea-tree, belbowrie, Melaleuca quinquenervia
Scribbly gum, Eucalyptus signata
Brown stringybark, Eucalyptus laevopinea
Drought or Flood - a rough rule of thumb
WINTER-FLOWERING POLLEN SOURCES
Ellangowan, Myoporum deserti
Pine trees, Pinus spp
Heath-leaved banksia, red cob banksia, Banksia ericifolia
White box, Eucalyptus albens
Fireweed, Senecio madagascariensis
Narrow-leaf ironbark, Eucalyptus crebra
SPRING FLOWERING POLLEN SOURCES
Note on spring pollen
Small crofton weed, mist flower, Agerata riparia
Macadamia, Macadamia integrifolia
Faba beans, Vicia faba
Canola or rape seed, Brassica spp
Turnip weed, Rapistrum rugosum
Forest red gum, Queensland blue gum, Eucalyptus tereticornis
White clover, Trifolium repens
Hill gum, sand gum, tumbledown gum, Eucalyptus dealbata
New England blackbutt, Eucalyptus andrewsii ssp. campanulata
SUMMER-FLOWERING POLLEN SOURCES
Blakely's red gum'  Eucalyptus balkelji
She-oak,  Allocasuarina spp
White mahogany, yellow stringybark,  Eucalyptus acmenioides
Broad-leaf white mahogany,  Eucalyptus umbra
Paterson's curse,  Echium plantagineum
Spotted gum,  Eucalyptus maculata
Silver-leaf ironbark,  Eucalyptus melanophloia
Blackbutt,  Eucalyptus pilularis
Coastal apple tree,  Angophera costata,  Angophera subvelutina,
Western Australian pollen:  Jarrah Eucalyptus marginata,  Marri E. calophylla
Needlebark, bastard tallow wood,  Eucalyptus planchoniana
Cotton,  Gossypium hirsutum
Flatweed, false dandelion,  Hypochoeris radicata
Lucerne,  Medicago sativa
Tasmanian blue gum,  Eucalyptus globulus
Losphostemon suaveolens
Corn or Maize,  Zea mays
Yellow vine,  Tribulus terrestris
Soybean flour

CRUDE PROTEIN OF POLLENS

Common names Scientific names
Pollen collected for Feedback and bee diseases Methods of feeding pollen back to bees
Pollen extenders References
Appendix Amino Acids for 8 Common Pollen Sources
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