Psyche: A Journal of Entomology / 2010 / Article / Tab 8

Research Article

Patch Departure Behavior of Bumble Bees: Rules and Mechanisms

Table 8

Departure patterns of bumble bees on treated inflorescences of Aconitum columbianum. Control treatment with zero microliters of 30% sucrose solution in bottom flowers of the inflorescence, and zero in second-from-bottom flowers (2), and zero in third-from-bottom flowers (3). The notation in this and Table 9 is X, 2 or 3 stands for bees that began by visiting the empty second or third flower first, without visiting the bottom flower. X, 2 and 3 stands for bees visiting both empty flowers first. 1, 2, or 3 stands for visiting the treated bottom flower and then the empty second or empty third flower. 1, 2 and 3 stands for visiting the treated bottom flower and then both the empty second and empty third flowers.

StayDepartProbability (Depart)

X, 2 or 365270.29
X, 2 and 31460.30
1, 2 or 32010.048
1, 2 and 3810.11

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