Loss of Bees Can Affect Plants’ Ability to Reproduce, Study Finds

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Wed July 24, 2013

Loss of Bees Can Affect Plants’ Ability to Reproduce, Study Finds

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The finding shows a surprising effect from a loss of biodiversity that could have implications for a variety of ecosystems.
The loss of bees and other pollinators around the world is already cause for concern. Now two researchers who studied bumblebees in Colorado have added a new worry, identifying the perils of bumblebee infidelity not to other bees, but to their floral partners. Berry J.