Europe has 13.4 million too few honeybee colonies to properly pollinate its crops

The discovery, made by scientists at the University’s Centre for Agri-Environmental Research (CAER), shows that demand for insect pollination is growing five times as fast as the number of honeybee colonies across Europe as farmers grow more insect-pollinated oil crops, such as oilseed rape and sunflowers, and fruit.

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http://www.bbsrc.ac.uk/news/food-security/2014/140109-pr-europe-short-of-13m-honeybee-colonies.aspx

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