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Abstract Mr Posgais Biology II class often pondered the thought of insects attraction to certain colors on flowers Well on September 14 1999 we decided to experiment and figure out which colors on flowers were more dominant over others Our Biology class divided up into groups of two and three people Each group took a different colored piece of poster board One person in each group applied Tangle Trap to the twelve by nine inch area and stapled each board to a piece of lattice We then took the lattice outside about fifty feet from the school building and left it outdoors for about forty-eight hours When we retrieved our lattice we counted the number of insects on each board and proved our hypothesis that insects prefer yellow flowers and white flowers over the other colors to be true Introduction During the week of September 13 through September 17 Mr Posgais Biology II class carried out an interesting experiment involving insects and their color attractions Pollination is vital to insect and flower reproduction Birds and insects drift from flower to flower selecting the appropriate flavor of their choice to carry on their necessary task of nature With the way nature works this process sounds to be simple however it is much more complicated and in a sense more unbelievable than you could ever imagine A bird or insect flies or walks up into the flower to reach the pollen As time moves o that same bird andor insect will move on to something else and carry the pollen with it The pollen being transferred like this is a major factor in the flower reproduction system My class came up with the hypothesis that the insects would be most attracted to the colors of yellow and white Our
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