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Benefit of bees even bigger than thought

Bees have a much greater economic value than is widely known, according to a scientific probe into strawberry growing. Strawberries pollinated by bees were of far higher commercial value than fruit that was self-pollinated or pollinated by the wind, according … Continue reading

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Pesticide ban to protect bees enters into force

As of December 1, farmers in the European Union will no longer be able to make large-scale use of pesticides suspected of killing bee populations. But the busy honey-makers remain under threat. The ban, approved by the European Commission in April of … Continue reading

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Honey production to improve

HONEY production in Fiji could reach self-sufficiency levels if beekeepers have access to information on establishing apiaries and improving production. This was the view of honey and bee expert Thomas Korsten who said Fiji fared much better than most countries … Continue reading

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