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Food Structure and Metal Contents in the Honey of Apis cerana cerana in the Urban Gardens in Spring-a Case Study in Neijiang City, Sichuan
Author of the article:ZHAO Yuexiang1, WANG Tingting1, ZHAO Linyan1, YANG Ping1, CHEN Fajun1,2*
Author's Workplace:1. College of Life Sciences, Neijiang Normal University, Neijiang, Sichuan Province 641100, China;
2. Key Laboratory of Regional Characteristic Agricultural Resources, Department of Education, Neijiang, Sichuan Province 641100, China
Key Words:Apis cerana cerana; garden plant; food sources; honey contamination
Abstract:Apis cerana cerana is an important indigenous pollinator in China. In order to evaluate the ecological value of urban habitat to A. c. cerana, the food sources and honey quality in spring were investigated and determined by artificially raised honeybee colonies in urban areas. The results showed that there were abundant flowering plant resources in urban gardens in spring, and the honeybees could effectively collect nectar and pollen as food sources. The suburban crops were the food source of the honeybees as well. Except for the early flowering stage of rape (Brassica napus var. oleifera), the proportion of rape pollen in honey was less than 50%, indicating that even there were abundant flowering crops, the garden plants were still an important food source for urban honeybees in spring. The contents of metal elements were varied in different colonies and time, and no harmful elements such as Cr, Cd and Pb were detected. However, Al and V elements were detected in honey sample, and the content of Zn in urban honey was higher than that of the countryside. These results suggested that the quality of nectar was good, but attention should be paid to prevent the risk factors. The current study provides a reference for understanding the food quality of flower-visiting insects provided by urban garden plants and guiding the urban beekeeping.
2020,39(3): 289-294 收稿日期:2019-09-29
分类号:Q968.1;Q969.54
基金项目:四川省教育厅创新团队项目(14TD0025);内江师范学院省级大学生创新创业训练计划项目(X2018014)
作者简介:赵岳祥(1996—),本科生,研究方向为植物-访花昆虫关系,E-mail:1589560892@qq.com
*通信作者:陈发军,E-mail:cfjbio@163.com
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