AMB Volume 32, Issue 4, December 2016 / Pages 211-220

Bacterial Contamination of Flower Bee Pollen Production

D. Dinkov

The literature shows contradictory results regarding the prevalence of microorganisms, as well as the contamination of flower bee pollen. Here is a summary of the species-level differentiation of Š•nterobacteriaceae, Pseudomonadaceae, Staphylococcaceae, Micrococcaceae and Bacillaceae isolates obtained from investigations on fresh and dried flower bee pollen from different regions of Bulgaria.

Keywords: bee pollen, contamination, microorganisms

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