Protect more bee species to safeguard crops, say scientists
Almost 80% of crop pollination by wild bees is provided by just 2% of the most common species, say scientists. In the UK, a small number of bees are vital for crops such as oilseed rape, apples and strawberries, according to the University of Reading team.
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Just two percent of wild bee species pollinate at least 80 percent of crops
Most of the wild bees pollinating crops in North America and Europe are not …