Bee Culture Magazine: How Bees See and Why It Matters

Scientists consider bees to be a keystone species. They are so important to an ecosystem that it will collapse without them.

At least 90 commercially grown crops depend upon bee pollination for survival. How important is the pollination by bees? Ask an almond grower. Without bees, there would be no almonds. Apples, blueberries, cherries, avocados, cucumbers, onions, grapefruit, oranges and pumpkins would also disappear. Bees are the undisputed champions of the pollination world. And their secret weapon? Sight.


Biology, Zoology
Bees & Wasps
Middle School, High School

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