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(BBC-US)   Bumblebees know this one 'clever trick' to fool plants into flowering. Click here - it's genius   (bbc.com) divider line
    More: Spiffy, Flower, Bee, Bumblebee, Pollination, Pollinator, Pollinator decline, bees' trick, research team  
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2020-05-22 7:44:31 PM  
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Bite it. Bite that stem.
 
2020-05-22 9:42:31 PM  
And bumblebees will set fruit on tomato plants, not by pollinating the flowers directly, but by vibrating the flowers causing them to self-pollinate.  You can use an electric toothbrush on the stem of a plant near the flowers, not directly on the flowers, for early tomatoes.
 
2020-05-22 9:44:44 PM  
Subby you rock.
Hoty material
 
2020-05-23 12:50:57 AM  
Discovered by a school teacher mom. Doctors hate her and banks don't want you to know this.
 
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