No Buzz, No Problem: Study Shows How Honey Bees Pollinate Blueberries

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Honey bees are uncapable of buzz pollination, but they can (and do) perform pollination duties in highbush blueberry. A new study shows that, while honey bees rarely collect blueberry pollen in the pollen baskets on their hind legs, they frequently contact it with other body parts and transfer it to other flowers.

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