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Sunflower Pollen Has Medicinal, Protective Effects on Bees

By: Mick Kulikowski - NC State University

The study, conducted by researchers at North Carolina State University and the University of Massachusetts Amherst, showed that two different species of bees fed a diet of sunflower pollen had dramatically lower rates of infection by specific pathogens. Bumble bees on the sunflower diet also had generally better colony health than bees fed on diets of other flower pollens.

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https://news.ncsu.edu/2018/09/sunflower-pollen-protects-bees/


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