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    Re: If the corona bug doesn't kill you then this one will!

    Quote Originally Posted by Dittohead not! View Post
    But they are an important pollinator. I understand mosquitoes are pollinators as well. Maybe we could use them.
    They're important to the current model of agriculture. A move away from monoculture would eliminate the necessity for European Honey Bees, increase native pollinators, and reduce the need for pesticides.
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    Re: If the corona bug doesn't kill you then this one will!

    Quote Originally Posted by spud_meister View Post
    They're important to the current model of agriculture. A move away from monoculture would eliminate the necessity for European Honey Bees, increase native pollinators, and reduce the need for pesticides.
    Then why is it, do you think, that agribusiness doesn't move away from monoculture?
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    Re: If the corona bug doesn't kill you then this one will!

    Quote Originally Posted by spud_meister View Post
    They're important to the current model of agriculture. A move away from monoculture would eliminate the necessity for European Honey Bees, increase native pollinators, and reduce the need for pesticides.
    Or.............we could stop eating fruits and vegetables altogether, and start eating nothing but beef jerky! There may be a few disadvantages to that particular diet, so ill have to mull it over... Lol
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    Re: If the corona bug doesn't kill you then this one will!

    Quote Originally Posted by ModerationNow! View Post
    Or.............we could stop eating fruits and vegetables altogether, and start eating nothing but beef jerky! There may be a few disadvantages to that particular diet, so ill have to mull it over... Lol
    Most of the food you eat is either wind pollinated, or could be pollinated by other bee species, wasps, butterflies, flies, beetles, hummingbirds, microbats or other small mammals. Hell, most ddietary staples that need to be pollinated are from the New World anyway, and evolved sans Apis mellifera.
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    Re: If the corona bug doesn't kill you then this one will!

    Quote Originally Posted by spud_meister View Post
    Most of the food you eat is either wind pollinated, or could be pollinated by other bee species, wasps, butterflies, flies, beetles, hummingbirds, microbats or other small mammals. Hell, most ddietary staples that need to be pollinated are from the New World anyway, and evolved sans Apis mellifera.
    Right, and everything we grow for food is exactly the same as its wild ancestors. Sure.
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