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Pollination:



Beeline bb (Bombus terrestris)

Beeline Hive

Type:

Bumblebee, used for pollination of protected crops. Available either as a pollination service or individual hives.

How they work:

Hive matched to the crop area and type of crop. Used to improve pollination on a range of crops including tomato, pepper, aubergine, strawberry, raspberry, berried ornamentals, seed production.

When to use:

Introduce when pollination is required. Freeze dried pollen may be used if there should be insufficient flowers or pollen for the bees. A door lock system may be closed at night when the bees have returned to the hive to keep them in - this may allow for some crop protection measures to take place with the bees out of the crop.

Contact Fargro for more information

Rates of use:

The rate of introduction is matched to flower numbers. The type of hive is matched to the type of flower - availability of nectar etc.

The pollination service and or hives are subject to licence conditions and are for use only in commercial glasshouses or polytunnels.
23/08/13
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