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Re: [APD] Rhododendron branches
I believe Jerry Smith wrote this email section below:
> I used to be a beekeeper years ago. I read in a book called The Hive and
> the Honeybee, I think published by Dadant and Son, and in the chapter on
> various honey produced from plants they stated Rhododendron honey is
> poisonous to humans but will not harm the bees. This book has been used
> as a textbook for college courses in Apiculture so it is a well
> documented authoritative text book.
Hmmm I wonder how the Bee Keepers stop the Bees bringing back Rhododendron
Pollen? Plenty of these plants around.
> I think the idea of testing the wood in a tank with feeder fish is an
> excellent idea. Let us know what you come up with.
Some of us may not like testing on animals in that manner. Also it's
probably an illegal act in most of Europe. I know it is in the UK.
200 Million years in the making...
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