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honey bee on blueberry flowers

honey bee on blueberry flowers

A honey bee (Apis mellifera) forages on blueberry flowers. While the bee forages on one flower in a cluster, other parts of the bee come into contact with the stigma of a different flower in the cluster, illustrating a behavior that permits honey bees to successfully serve as pollinators of highbush blueberry crops. (Photo credit: George Hoffman, Ph.D.).

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