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Boosting bee diversity can help stabilise crop production – new research

A hornfaced bee on a catkin. Bildagentur Zoonar GmbH/Shutterstock Deepa Senapathi, University of Reading There are over 20,000 bee species and together they help pollinate more than 75% of the world’s leading food crops. Honeybees tend to hog the limelight, but few realise how important diversity is to this process. Having lots of different species of pollinating insects on farmland …

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