by Lise Hansted et al.
Low fruit set, despite normally-developed
flowers in Spring, is often a significant contributor to poor yield in the
self-fertile sour cherry (Prunus cerasus) cultivar ‘Stevnsbaer’ in Denmark. This
study set out to investigate the effect of insect, and particularly, bee
pollination on the fruit set of this cultivar, to provide information for beekeepers
and cherry growers concerning the potential benefits of placing bees in the
|A flowering sour cherry branch caged with wire mesh
and tulle net, allowing wind through whilst keeping insects out|
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publication in JPE.