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Old 12-04-2010, 04:35 PM   #11
turttle
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Bumblebees are primary pollinators of hot house tomatoes, and are being used comercially for this purpose. Tomato pollen needs to be vibrated to be released, which the bumble bee does by buzzing, but honey bees do not. Interesting trivia fact of the day.
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