Table 1.

Mono- and polyfloral diets of pollen. The percentage of the different pollens used for each polyfloral blend is given. The protein content of Acer, Erica and Salix pollen was 25.9, 17.1 and 25.8%, respectively.

dietpollen type% proteinblend composition
monofloralCistus15.5
Taraxacum19.8
Castanea23.6
Quercus29.6
polyfloralfirst pollen blend19.832% Erica, 28% Cistus, 16% Castanea, 12% Salix, 12% Acer
second pollen blend23.624% Quercus, 20% Salix, 20% Taraxacum, 18% Acer, 18% Cistus