1. Chemical composition of pollen:
Pollen is the male reproductive cells of plants and a food contains more protein, vitamins and mineral salts for honeybees. Chemical composition of pollen include:
- Protein 10-25%, 30%, fat 4.5%, water <10%. Pollen contains approximately 21 amino acid, amino acids have no alternative, and some less common amino acids as homoxerin acid, gamma-aminodipic.