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Press Release 13-131
Bee Faithful? Plant-Pollinator Relationships Compromised When Bee Species Decline

Removing even one bumblebee species from an ecosystem affects plant reproduction

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Bumble bee foraging on tall larkspur

Bumble bee foraging on tall larkspur near the Rocky Mountain Biological Laboratory in Colorado.

Credit: Karen Levy, Emory University


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Photo of field with bagged flowers of tall larkspur

Bagged flowers of tall larkspur, used to assess effects of pollinator removal on plants.

Credit: Karen Levy, Emory University


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Scientist Berry Brosi removes pollen from bumble bees in a field in Gunnison County, Colo.

Scientist Berry Brosi removes pollen from bumble bees in a field in Gunnison County, Colo.

Credit: Karen Levy, Emory University


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Researchers sample bumble bees in a subalpine meadow in Colorado.

Researchers sample bumble bees in a subalpine meadow in Colorado.

Credit: Karen Levy, Emory University


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Biologist Therese Lamperty holding a bumble bee in a glass tube.

Biologist Therese Lamperty assists with the bumble bee species removal experiment.

Credit: Karen Levy, Emory University


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Close-up of bumble bee in a glass tube

Close-up of bumble bee removed during an experiment and later released unharmed.

Credit: Karen Levy, Emory University


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