The limitations of the methods of identifying the floral source of honeys
Molan, P. C. (1998). The limitations of the methods of identifying the floral source of honeys. Bee World 79(2), 59-68
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The pollen grains in honey reveal the types of plants that were around when the bees produced the honey, thus it is valid to use melissopalynology to determine the geographical origin of honeys, but there are several reasons why it is less valid for determining the botanical origin of honeys.
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