Wednesday, 18 November 2015

Pesticides Stop Bumblebees From Pollinating Apple Trees, Research Shows


theguardian
An abundant apple tree. PinP photo.
New findings on neonicotinoids have important implications as many food crops and wildflowers rely on bee pollination to reproduce. Details here.

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