Honeybees benefit cotton plants

Davis, Debra
May 2004
Southeast Farm Press;5/19/2004, Vol. 31 Issue 14, p19
Trade Publication
Examines the effects of honeybees on cotton production, according to a research conducted in Alabama. Observation that cotton plants benefit from the presence of bees despite their being self-pollinating; Provision of additional honey-making material to the bees by the cotton flowers; Interest on the mutual relationship among bee, honey and cotton divisions in the state.


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