Reduced pesticides can lead to increase in bees visiting crops

Reducing pesticide use increases the number of bees that visit crops – boosting production, American scientists have found. A team of researchers at Purdue University found as-needed pest-icide use increased pollination from wild bees and increased watermelon yield. A multi-year study of commercial-scale fields in the American Midwest found this approach led to a 95 … Continue reading Reduced pesticides can lead to increase in bees visiting crops