Category Archives: Crop yields & pollination

Action needed to help farmers and honey hunters !

The following 5 actions will help not only these two groups, but can have cascading positive effects for rural communities … 1)  Agricultural and public awareness of [p2p type=”slug” value=”crop-yields-and-pollination”]pollination[/p2p] is essential – education needs to communicate at the very simplest the … Continue reading

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Teachers – helping students with their future

Students can enjoy learning about honeybees – and this will help their future prospects! The ‘bad news’ is there is a problem, but the ‘good news’ is that there is a solution. The problem – Declining agricultural productivity and low incomes … Continue reading

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Crop yield forecasts for 2014 and beyond

Crop forecasting methods often rely on extrapolating past figures into the future. It would also be useful to try and identify the many possible factors that combine to affect the yield per hectare and the total production figures. For this assessment … Continue reading

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Pollination and crop yields

Pollination is the transfer of the microscopic male pollen particles to the female parts of the plant which is done principally by wind or insects (mainly bees). Pollination is nature’s way of the plants having sex to make new plants. … Continue reading

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