Tuesday, December 6, 2022

Sunflowers make bees poop—a lot. Here’s why that’s good.

Sunflowers make bees poop—a lot. Here’s why that’s good.
The flower’s pollen works like a medicine for bumblebees afflicted with a nasty parasite. Bumblebees and other pollinators face many threats, including pesticide exposure, climate change, habitat loss due to agriculture and development, and pathogens that ravage multiple species. But a recent …

* View the article originally published here. ** More curations: Al Cannistra at San Antonio ONE here.

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