what is pasturage? and how is it related to honey production?

Pasturage refers to the plants or vegetation available in the area for grazing animals. Flowers of these plants decide the quality and quantity of honey produced by honeys bees. As, honeybee collects nectar from these flowers using its long tube like tongues. This nectar remain inside the honey bee stomach for sometime where it gets mixed with bee's protein & enzymes. As a result nectar finally gets converted to honey.

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pasturage means the flowers available to the bees for nectar and pollen collection. This and the kind of flowers available determines the taste and quality of the honey produced.

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