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bee bread

A term for either of two or more herbal therapies:
(1) Borage, see there; Borago officinalis.
(2) Red clover, see there; Trifolium pratense.
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This material undergoes transformations under the action of temperature, humidity and salivary enzymes (NOGUEIRA-NETO, 1997), and mixed with nectar to form the bee bread (by honey bees) or 'sambura' (by stingless bees) (MENEZES et al.
The mass of pollen in a comb cell is called bee bread and is the major source of protein, oils, vitamins and minerals for the bees.
For the next four days, the larvae are fed bee bread directly, then spin their cocoon and the cell is sealed.
The base of their product is natural honey, propolis, pollen, royal jelly, bee bread and other nutrients produced by the bees.
Watching the bees zipping around I realise that above my city there is another city full of busy worker bees and drones, dancing to tell each other where to find pollen, eating bee bread and royal jelly and tending to their babies and queen.
According to the available data, bee products for which nutritional claims can be presented are honey, bee pollen and bee bread and royal jelly.
Bee bread is made from honey and pollen (pol-len) from flowers.
Honey and bee bread are usually present, and there is often evidence of recent brood rearing.
A microbiologist has discovered the microbial ingredients honeybees embed in the nutrient-packed pollen derivative known as bee bread.
You have to be concerned about their resources: Is there enough honey and bee bread to allow the colony to appropriately and fully feed the hatching larvae?
Bees do not eat pollen, they eat bee bread which is pollen silage, I if you will, that is also stored in cells in the comb.