How Our Honey is Made

published 6 years ago by Neptune Studios

Henry explains how our honey is made.

This podcast is brought to you by science alert the Facebook page that connects engages and inspire science enthusiasts worldwide follow us at Facebook.com slash science alert or science alert.com. Honey is sweet and agreed on toast but it also plays a central role in nature's complex web of turning sunlight into life the process begins with flowering plants which I really successful at turning sunlight into sugar and live on mountains in desert high in canopies and deep in the shade unforced floors but plants often depend on insects like bees to spread their pollen so they can reproduce the bees are attracted by pollen to perfect the food as well as by sugary nectar which they bring back to their hive house bees hold the nectar out on their tongues to try and then place what's left in a hexagonal Accel with enzymes for further cheering Falah honey typical hive might have 50000 bees who in total travel more than 2.5000000 miles to visit 100000000 flowers to produce 50 pounds of honey within the ...

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