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Alien honeybees could cause plant extinction

New research indicates that introduced 'alien' honeybees are competing for resources with native bees and threatening the survival of plants that rely on interactions with specific pollinators.

dateFeb 08, 2018 in Ecology
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Microbes in flower nectar affect pollination

Dipping its beak into the sweet nectar of a flower, a hummingbird is doing more than getting a meal – it's contributing to a microbial community that could potentially determine the fate of that flower. Recognizing that ...

dateSep 12, 2017 in Plants & Animals
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