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    Pollination Of Bees

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    Unfortunately, for years we have been losing bees and the pollination that they provide. There is now a condition called the Colony Collapse Disorder, and 25% of the honeybee population has disappeared since 1990. Not only is it devastating to see another species disappear, but to see the benefits that come along with it disappear as well. What…

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    Honey Bees Pollination

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    Without bees and natural pollinators to fulfill their job of pollination, companies would have to regress into the act of artificial pollination. Artificial, or hand, pollination is a procedure used when natural, often referred to as open, pollination is either insufficient or unwanted or both. Hand pollination is best understood by imagining the process in the same way as artificial insemination in human beings. The value of both wild and/or managed pollinators (such as artificial pollination)…

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    Honey Bee Pollination

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    Approximately one-third of the food and beverages produced rely on honey bee pollination. As the honey bee population declines as a result of Colony Collapse Disorder (CCD), a phenomenon that causes honey bees to flee their hive and eventually die during the winter months, the agricultural industry in the United States faces an economic loss nearing $20-30 billion dollars. The population decline has been attributed to many factors such as the parasitic Varroa mite, different types of viruses,…

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    Essay On Bee Pollination

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    also closely related to wasps and ants, known for their ability to pollinate and for producing honey and beeswax. Bees are a monophyletic lineage within the super family, Apoidea and are presently considered a clade, called Anthophila. There are nearly 20,000 known species of bees in seven recognized biological families. They are found on every continent except Antarctica, in every habitat on the planet that contains insect-pollinated flowering plants. Some species including honey bees,…

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    Pollination mechanisms of maple tree Blog - TL Meta Description: There is growing interest across Canada to conserve the country’s national tree. This is evident in the decline of sugar maple tree. Caledon Treeland is a leading supplier of trees for sale in Ontario. Maple Trees There are more than 120 different species of the maple trees in the world. The maple trees found in Canada include the Norwegian maple, Red maple, Manitoba maple, Mountain maple, Sugar maple and the Silver maple. Some…

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    Pollination Syndromes

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    access to food resources required for survival. Pollination syndromes are considered those characteristics such as shape, colour, odour, structure and nectar it may possess. Pollination syndromes are useful for determining and predicting the…

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    Hummingbird Pollination

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    Pollination syndromes in large flowered plants. The land is more beautiful when it is that season of the year when flowers are scattered everywhere. Flowers are sunshine, food and medicine for the soul. A flower is sometimes called a bloom or blossom, it is the only reproductive structure found in flowering plants. Its biological function mostly it is to outcome reproduction through a mechanism of the amalgamation of sperm with eggs. They may go through what is called outcrossing and selfing. In…

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    sources, our environment, our health, but most importantly, our existence. It is important for us as a race to take care of their species when no one else can. We need to preserve the Honey Bees because they are vital to our survival and everyday lives. Honey bees are slowly disappearing due to climate change, pesticides, loss of habitat, and disease (Zissu). Bees provide pollination in which many foods and supplies depend on. But today, our country uses pesticides on almost all of our nations’…

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    Bumblebees and Blueberries Many plants require insects for pollination, and therefore reproduction. Blueberries are one such species of plant. They are also one of the main products of Maine. In 2007 alone, Maine gained around 250 million dollars from their blueberry industry (University of Maine 2007). One of the key pollinators of Maine blueberries are the native bumblebees. There are 17 known native bumblebee species in Maine, but there seems to be a problem. It is well known that there has…

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    can be passed on to offspring. The article shares that it is also important to watch for mutations that occur in insects; “Some really important phenotypic changes, like DDT resistance in insects are sometimes caused by single mutations. A single mutation can also have strong negative effects for the organism. Mutations that cause the death of an organism are called lethals — and it doesn't get more negative than that.” A cause of insect mutation can actually be the result of introducing harmful…

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