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In story of blueberries and bees, scientists play matchmaker


December 10, 2020

Chew on this the next time you eat a blueberry: [inlinetweet prefix="" tweeter="" suffix=""]Every single blueberry is the result of a flower that was pollinated by a bee.[/inlinetweet] In other words: No buzz, no berry. With that in mind, ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Bees, Blueberries, Entomology And Nematology, News, Pollinators, Rachel Mallinger
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Blue Calamintha Bee


August 26, 2020

  Who hasn’t heard about the rediscovery of the rare blue calamintha bee in Florida, most likely thought to be extinct? It would surprise me if you hadn’t heard because this little blue ball of wonder has generated a global ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Wildlife
Tags: Anne Yasalonis, Ayasalonis, Blue Bee, Calamint, Chase Kimmel, Endangered, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Florida-Friendly Plants, Flowers, Gardening, Jaret Daniels, Lake Wales Ridge, Master Gardener, Master Gardener Volunteer, Native Plants, Polkgardening, Polkmg, Pollinator, Rachel Mallinger, Wildlife

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