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The future of pollination of crops by beekeepers in Western Australia is encouraging. The number of crops that can be pollinated are on the increase and in the fruit sector, new varieties are being planted and established crops are being expanded.The use of honeybees in pollination will become very important as cropping areas enlarge and as export markets expand, with premium prices for quality.
This bulletin covers general guidance on developing a bee pollination services with specific advice for managing pollination services for vegetable, broadacre grain, fruit, nuts crops.
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Western Australia, Apiculture, Pollination
Manning, R J. (1995), Honeybee pollination, technical data for potential honey-bee pollinated crops and orchards in Western Australia. Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development, Western Australia, Perth. Bulletin 4298.
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