Growing trees for bee forage-Israel

“KFAR BILU, Rehovot  A bee buzzed around the yellow, bell-shaped flower of  the Lemon Mallee eucalyptus, one of dozens of eucalyptus varietals planted in an empty lot sandwiched between a supermarket and Route 40 of the busy Bilu Junction.  Its quiet, gracing presence in this orchard of smooth-barked eucalyptus trees proves that when flowering trees are planted, even on a dilapidated beesandcomb2highway divider, they help preserve the local habitat for pollinating bees.”

Improving nectar and pollen availability improves the availability of food for all bees.

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