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Growers can do something to attract bees to orchards

Hansted, L. and Madsen, Henning Bang (2016) Growers can do something to attract bees to orchards. ICROFS news, 19 December 2016, pp. 1-2.

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Document available online at: http://icrofs.dk/en/aktuelt/nyheder/viewnews/artikel/growers-can-do-something-to-attract-bees-to-orchards/


Far more solitary bees than social bumblebees and honeybees were caught in pan traps in apple trees in 2016. Virtually all the solitary bees were ground nesting bees.
Solitary bees require nesting sites and the fruit growers can do something to increase the number of sites.

EPrint Type:Newspaper or magazine article
Subjects: Environmental aspects > Biodiversity and ecosystem services
Research affiliation: Denmark > Organic RDD 2 > BEEFARM
Deposited By: Langer, Vibeke
ID Code:33191
Deposited On:04 Jun 2018 09:38
Last Modified:04 Jun 2018 09:38
Document Language:English
Refereed:Not peer-reviewed

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