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Commercial pollination

Pollination is the mechanism that allows us to harvest crops and seeds throughout the world. It has been estimated that 35% of the human diet depends on insect pollination. All…

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Pollination

…they would have done independently. Cross pollination, which is the transfer of pollen (or the male genetic material) from one plant to the female part of another, allows genetic diversity…

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Bees plants & pollination

…each other. The bees’ food is provided entirely by the plants they visit. To attract the bees to the plant (and consequently as a reward for their pollination services) plants…

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Bees

…be able to add value by dividing bees or catching swarms and once they are well established, offering the extra colonies for sale. In addition, the bees provide a pollination

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Trees bees use

No trees – no bees: no honey – no money Honey bees collect all their food from plants. In other parts of this website the vital role of pollination is…

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Environmental problems for bees

…need to know about the value of bees – for crop pollination, for income generation and for increased economic activity in the area. Habitat destruction and the consequent loss of…

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Protecting bees

…pesticides, they can discuss with farmers, warn them against the most dangerous pesticides, and develop beneficial agreements concerning pollination services and the prudent use of pesticides. If pesticides are used…

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Climate change and bees

…on maximum colony populations coinciding with peak flowering times so that maximum food is available to meet the bees’ nutritional demands. This arrangement also maximises pollination opportunities for the plants….

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The value of bees in development

Ten good reasons why bees are valuable in development. Pollination Bees pollinate flowering plants – this activity is vital for life on earth. Adequate pollination leads to good quality seeds…

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