Western Australian pollen proteins are high compared to many other plant species. Banksia pollens are highest at greater than 30% followed by eucalypt and acacia, which range from 20-28%.
Honeybee polination, technical data for ptential honey-bee pollinated crops and orchards in Western Australia
Robert J. G. Manning Dr
The use of honeybees in pollination wil become very important as cropping areas enlarge and as export markets expand.
This bulletin covers general guidance on honeybee pollination with specific advice for vegetable, broadacre, fruit, nuts crops.
F G. Smith
Successful honey production depends, among other things on a good knowledge of the plants which produce nectar.
Every apiarist needs to know which plants are of importance to honey-bees, where those plants occur, and when they flower. He also needs to know which plants produce ... Read more