Cucumber grower tests bumblebees as pollinators

05/24/2011 08:09:00 AM
Vicky Boyd

South Carolina produce grower Chris Rawl wants to find out of bumblebees can stand in for honeybees as pollinators for his cucumber crop.

He is working with David MacFawn, the state's top beekeeper, to pit the larger, fuzzier bee against the traditional honeybee.

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