The economic value of bees in the UK

publication date: Jan 27, 2010
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Bee World Vol.79 (3) 1998 pp.115-123
Article TitleThe economic value of bees in the UK

Norman Carreck And Ingrid Williams


In the UK, as elsewhere in Europe, bees are valued not only for the honey and wax that they produce, but also for the pollination service that they provide to the majority of our crops and wild flowers. However, no estimate of their value in economic terms has been made in recent years. 

KeywordsEconomic value of bees