How to Manage the Blue Orchard Bee
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"In recent years, the blue orchard bee (BOB) has become established as an alternative orchard pollinator in North America. With a strong preference for fruit trees, BOBs are highly efficient pollinators; in fact, just 250-300 females will pollinate an entire acre of apples or almonds. BOBs forage and pollinate under cloudy skies and at lower temperatures than most other bees. They are easy to manage and rarely sting. To learn how to manage BOBs for successful orchard pollination, consult this... More
Material Type: Open Textbook
Technical Format: PDF
Date Added to MERLOT: June 14, 2011
Date Modified in MERLOT: June 14, 2011
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Submitter: Cathy Swift

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