Climate’s effects on flowers critical for bumble bees

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10/06/2017 10:45 AM EDT

a bumble bee on a flower

In a study that shows the importance of climate change on critical pollinators, North Carolina State University researchers found that earlier and longer flowering seasons can have poor effects on the bumble bees that rely on these flowers to live and thrive.

Full story at https://news.ncsu.edu/2017/09/climates-effects-on-flowers-critical-for-bumble-bees/

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North Carolina State University

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