Posted by: Sandy Steinman | August 27, 2019

Tracking Down Which flowers Bees Pollinate

ScienceDaily reports

Researchers have developed a new method to rapidly identify the sources of bee pollen to understand which flowers are important for bees.

Bees are in vast decline in the UK and across Europe, as are the wildflowers on which they rely. Bees have an essential role in our ecosystems and a third of all our food is dependent on their pollination; just in economic worth, pollination by bees is annually estimated at £265 billion, worldwide.

Read full article at  Where are the bees? Tracking down which flowers they pollinate — ScienceDaily


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