Exceptional cherry production in an orchard pollinated with blue orchard bees
publication date: Jan 20, 2010
|Bee World ||Vol.80 (4) 1999 pp.163-173|
|Article Title||Exceptional cherry production in an orchard pollinated with blue orchard bees|
Jordi Bosch And William P Kemp
Poor pollination is a common cause of low fruit set in cherry orchards, and a high population of pollinators is therefore required. Osmia lignaria, the blue orchard bee, has been used successfully in Utah as an alternative to honey bees.
|Keywords||Cherry Orchard Pollination, Blue Orchard Bees, Osmia lignaria, Pollination|