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How Many Wild Bee Species Do We Need to Pollinate Our Crops?

A bumble bee pollinating blueberries. (Photo courtesy of Rachael Winfree, Rutgers University)

They set out to answer the question: "How many wild bee species do we need to pollinate our crops?" The answer: "Not nearly enough bees are available for crop pollination." Check out the biodiversity-crop pollination research published today in the...

A bumble bee pollinating blueberries. (Photo courtesy of Rachael Winfree, Rutgers University)
A bumble bee pollinating blueberries. (Photo courtesy of Rachael Winfree, Rutgers University)

A bumble bee pollinating blueberries. (Photo courtesy of Rachael Winfree, Rutgers University)

Posted on Thursday, February 15, 2018 at 3:59 PM

Protecting the Pollinators

Assistant professor Neal Williams and Kimiora Ward, research associate from the Williams lab, collect bees.  (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

It's good to see so many publications focusing on the pollinator crisis--because that's exactly what it is, a crisis. Writing for the Nature journal, Sharon Levy recently examined pollination studies that focus on the importance of pollinators and the...

Assistant professor Neal Williams and Kimiora Ward, research associate from the Williams lab, collect bees.  (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Assistant professor Neal Williams and Kimiora Ward, research associate from the Williams lab, collect bees. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Assistant professor Neal Williams and Kimiora Ward, research associate from the Williams lab, collect bees. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Neal Williams (right) and colleague Rufus Isaacs confer at the Entomological Society of America meeting Wednesday, Nov. 16 in Reno. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Neal Williams (right) and colleague Rufus Isaacs confer at the Entomological Society of America meeting Wednesday, Nov. 16 in Reno. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Neal Williams (right) and colleague Rufus Isaacs co confer at the Entomological Society of America meeting Wednesday, Nov. 16 in Reno. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Thursday, November 17, 2011 at 9:47 PM
 
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