[NAFEX] bumble bee as pollinator

Mark Lee markl at nytec.com
Mon Apr 28 17:56:35 EDT 2003


Thanks for the tip Keith.  My local library is tracking down a copy of it
for me.
-Mark Lee, Seattle zone 7B/8A

-----Original Message-----
From: nafex-bounces at lists.ibiblio.org
[mailto:nafex-bounces at lists.ibiblio.org]On Behalf Of Keith Benson
Sent: Sunday, April 27, 2003 7:17 AM
To: North American Fruit Explorers
Subject: Re: [NAFEX] bumble bee as pollinator


>
>
>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.

Keith

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