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Contact: Andrew Chapple
andrew.chapple@bbsrc.ac.uk
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Norwich BioScience Institutes

Landing Lights for Bumblebees

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Caption: Gardeners could help maintain bumblebee populations by growing plants with red flowers or flowers with stripes along the veins, according to field observations of the common snapdragon, Antirrhinum majus, at the John Innes Centre in the UK. Bees are important pollinators of crops as well as the plants in our gardens

Credit: John Innes Centre

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