When they have been pollinated
, they change colour to pink.
As the trees are only pollinated
by the fig wasp Ceratosolen arabicus, the scientists were able to map the distances travelled by the insects.
Jim Cane says, "Just about every crop is visited and effectively pollinated
by a native bee"--even crops that aren't themselves native.
For the second kind of sunflower included in the experiment, however, those pollinated
by the sunflower leafcutting bee produced seeds that were about 30 percent larger, on average, than seeds on plants pollinated
by honey bees.
Some of these tomatoes are open pollinated
and some hybrid.
BEE FACTS *One mouthful of every three we eat comes from plants pollinated
They studied red columbines pollinated
by hummingbirds, and white or yellow columbines pollinated
It is a little-known fact that in Europe bees pollinate more than two thirds of plants which are pollinated
by various insects.
Plants with bright, showy flowers are pollinated
by insects rather than wind.
For the first time ever, dwindling bee populations in 1994 forced many California almond farmers to import honeybees from other states to make sure that year's crop would be pollinated
Tulip trees are pollinated
by insects that must travel between two trees to make a healthy cross.
One third of all the food we eat comes from pollinated
plants and flowers; nuts, soya beans, onions, carrots, broccoli, sunflowers, apples, oranges, avocados, peaches, meat (cattle feed) and many more.
An open pollinated
line of anything (corn, tomatoes, etc.
THE declining bee population could have a detrimental impact on the production of around a third of the food we eat, including most fruit and vegetables, which are pollinated
In its native South America, tree tobacco is pollinated
by hummingbirds, which have evolved the highest metabolism of any animal in order to generate enough energy to hover over flowers for long enough to drink their nectar.