Loss of wild insects hurts crops around the world

06/03/2013 09:48

by Staff Writers
Calgary, Canada (SPX) Mar 06, 2013

Researchers studying data from 600 fields in 20 countries have found that managed honey bees are not as successful at pollinating crops as wild insects, primarily wild bees, suggesting the continuing loss of wild insects in many agricultural landscapes has negative consequences for crop harvests. [Read more] ...