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Apples and strawberries, or how pollinators feed us

Thanks to the University of Maryland / Maryland Grows this informative article on how pollinators feed us.

You may have heard that pollinators are suffering. We need to support them so they can continue to stay around us. You may also have heard that as humans, we need pollinators. If we lose them, we also will lose our ability to feed ourselves. How is this so? In this blog post, I want to take some time to think about the importance of this. We will visit two examples of foods very familiar to us: apples and strawberries. Hopefully, by the end of this article, you will be sending loving thoughts to pollinators every time you take a bite of these delicious fruits.

Do apple trees need pollinators?

Like for all fruits, apples form after the fertilization of the ovules present in...

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