Nectar, pollen, measure, nectar, pollen, measure…

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We’ve found that pulling the flower off of the branch, while leaving the stigma attached to the branch, is the best way to collect nectar. Coffea canephora (pictured here) has a lot more nectar than Coffea arabica. can see the glistening ball of nectar at the base of the corolla tube.
Photo credit: Rafael Chaparro

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