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Bumblees are Pollinators


Bumblees are Pollinators
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Copyright: Travis Truelove (wildlife) Silver Note Writer [C: 8 W: 0 N: 42] (259)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2011-04-17
Categories: Insects
Camera: Canon 50D, Canon EF 300mm 1:4 L IS w/ 1.4 extender, Handheld in Sports Mode
Exposure: f/5.6, 1/2000 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2011-04-17 15:28
Viewed: 2734
Points: 2
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Bumble bees have long been recognized as vital to the production of certain seed crops. In recent years, bee scientists have developed a means to cause queens to skip their winter hibernation and produce colonies year-round. This has made certain species of bumble bees available for use in pollinating crops they did not before. Bumble-bee colonies are now used extensively in greenhouse pollination of crops such as tomatoes and strawberries.


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  • nagraj Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1618 W: 106 N: 3208] (15166)
  • [2011-04-18 7:10]

Hi,
I know how fast these bees are, good image of beautiful colors. tfs.
nagraj.v

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