Across B.C the Dwindling Bee Population Is Resulting in Lower Crop Yields
Source: Brenna Owen The Canadian Press, globalnews.ca, July 30, 2020
Blueberry crops in B.C. were among those most affected by limited pollination
A lack of wild bees and managed honey bees is limiting pollination and yields for certain crops on farms in British Columbia and across the United States, a collective of researchers has found.
Their study published Tuesday in the Royal Society’s journal Biological Sciences used data from more than 130 farms to assess the pollination of crop flowers and yield for apples, highbush blueberries, sweet and tart cherries, almonds, pumpkins and watermelon.
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