Posted by: Sandy Steinman | July 28, 2013

Native Plants Boost Pollination On Farms

ScienceDaily reported on how the planting of small patches of native plants helps attract pollinators to large farms. Farmers found that planting small areas of native plants in Mango groves proved to be a very low cost way to attract honey bees and other pollinators to their crops. More research still needs to be done to learn the ideal size and composition of the native plant patches for optimal fruit production. Read more at Small patches of native plants help boost pollination services in large farms


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  1. The links that you post do not work for me. When I clicked on the link in this post my browser was unable to open this url
    http://platform.twitter.com/widgets/follow_button.1354761327.html#_=1355440796935&id=twitter-widget-3&lang=en&screen_name=ScienceDaily&show_count=true&show_screen_name=false&size=m

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    • Thanks for catching that. I have fixed the link. Corrections always appreciated.

      Sandy

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