Multiple Stressors Impacting Honey Bee Colonies

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by Melissa Gunter Pollen can be transferred via wind, gravity, water, mammals, birds, bats or insects. Out of the approximately 100 crop species that provide 90 percent of the world’s food, 71 are pollinated by bees. Pollination is necessary to begin seed and fruit production in flowers. Approximately 90 percent of all plant species require […]

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FEATURE: Make Meadows Not Lawns for Honey Bee Colony Health

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Scott P. Roberts The honey bee is just one of the many kinds of bees endemic to Florida. However, it is the most important bee to Florida agriculture and to that of the United States as a whole. The honey bee is credited with approximately 85% of the pollinating activity necessary to supply about one-third […]

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