Glasshouse strawberry pollination using native stingless bees

This is an article is about Glasshouse strawberry pollination using native stingless bees. Meeting the high demand for strawberries entails measures to ensure year-round production, including in protected cropping environments. Most varieties require insect pollination to increase yield and fruit quality, which is achievable in a field setting, but more challenging in polytunnels and glasshouses that exclude wild pollinators, and therefore suffer from a pollination shortfall.

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Categories: Australian Berry Journal, Beneficials, Pollination, Strawberry, Winter 20
Author: James Cook, Mark Hall, Markus Riegler, Onyeka Nzie, Robert Spooner-Hart