[NAFEX] Honeybees don't pollinate caged

Jim Fruth jimfruth at charter.net
Fri Jul 31 10:20:14 EDT 2009


Riva asked, "Is it possible to put a honeybee hive inside the enclosure 
during bloom?"


    When honeybees are caged, they forget about pollinating and spend all of 
their time trying to get out.  Honeybees are worthless in a greenhouse; that 
is why bumblebees are used to do greenhouse pollinating.  I tried getting 
honeybees to do pollination in my greenhouse.  I even left the door open and 
they were all flying against the ceiling.

Jim Fruth
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