[NAFEX] bumble bee as pollinator

Keith Benson kgbenson at mindspring.com
Sun Apr 27 10:17:28 EDT 2003

>I learned that bumble bees have a longer work day than honey bees, and start
>pollinating around 55'F even if it's wet.  Why do they work so hard?
Everyone should read the book Bumblebee Economics by Bernard Heinrich 
these insects are absolutely fascinating.


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