Citizen scientists document geographic patterns in pollinator communities
bee-fly Bombylius major
by Alison J. Parker and James D. Thomson
What makes a good
pollinator? When plants are visited by many pollinators (most plants are) and those
pollinators vary geographically and over the course of the season, it’s
sometimes hard to tell which pollinators are most important for plants. In order to find out more
about how different pollinators affect the reproduction of plants, it is
important to first figure out which pollinators are visiting, and where.
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