Honey bee colonies more successful by foraging on non-crop fields

Wednesday, March 20, 2019 - 05:30 in Biology & Nature

Honey bee colonies foraging on land with a strong cover of clover species and alfalfa do more than three times as well than if they are put next to crop fields of sunflowers or canola, according to a study just published in Scientific Reports by an Agricultural Research Service (ARS) scientist and his colleagues.

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