Science for Environment Policy 313, 17 January 2013The decline in numbers of wild bees has caused concern regarding falling levels of pollination for important agricultural crops. Researchers have now demonstrated that the diversity of the pollinator community can significantly affect pollination.
Source: Albrecht, M., Schmid, B., Hautier, Y. et al. (2012) Diverse pollinator communities enhance plant reproductive success. Proceedings of the Royal Society B. 279: 4845-4852. DOI:10.1098/rspb.2012.1621
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