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Learn About How Bees Feed the World

Because bees spend their days collecting pollen, they help all flowering plans to produce fruit and seed.

 

Pollination is essential to a plant reproduction. Pollen from a flower's anthers (the male part of the plant) rubs or drops onto a pollinator. The pollinator then take this pollen to another flower, where the pollen sticks to the stigma (the female part). Now fertilized the plant later yields fruit and seeds.

 

A bees’ body attract pollen grains through electrostatic forces. Stiff hairs on their legs enable them to groom the pollen into specialized brushes or pockets on their legs or body, and then carry it from flower to flower and later back to their bee hive.

Some of this content was from an article by Action News 5

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Threats to the Bee

Monoculture

Monoculture farming the practice of cultivation or growing a single crop.

Disease

Sac-brood disease is perhaps the most common viral disease of honey bees.

Herbicides & Pesticides

Glyphosate, appears to make bees more vulnerable to infection.

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