Global Honey Bee Colony Disorders and Other Threats to Insect Pollinators – Pg3 – July 2011

Crops which are pollinator-dependent will not do as well because local wild bees are insufficient. Managed bees need to be brought nearby. This is common in the US with two million colonies travelling across the continent each year. Prolonged confinement and temperature fluctuation is stressful to bees.

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