Hive-entrance fittings as a simple and cost-effective way to increase cross-pollination by honey bees

publication date: Jan 22, 2010
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Bee World Vol.79 (2) 1998 pp.71-80
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Article TitleHive-entrance fittings as a simple and cost-effective way to increase cross-pollination by honey bees
Author(s)

Fani Hatjina

Abstract

An approach for improved honey bee cross-pollination of crops involves the use of hive-entrance fittings for enhancing pollen transfer between self-incompatible cultivars of fruit or nut trees, or seed crops. Hive-entrance fittings include pollen dispensers and pollen transfer devices.

Keywordscross-pollination, hive-entrance fittings, pollen dispensers, pollen transfer devices
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