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bumble bees on marigold

bumble bees on marigold

In a new study, a team of entomologists and horticulturalists at University of Wyoming found that planting several species of specialty cut flowers in “high tunnel” shelters attracted a wide variety of pollinating insects—such as bumble bees, shown here on marigold—which they say could be a potential boon to nearby crops as well as a source of supplemental income to growers. (Photo by Samantha Nobes)

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