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    Quote Originally Posted by RAST View Post
    I also read a pollination study (older) that said bees didn't increase prodution on citrus very much at all.
    They may not increase production, but a grower told me that he could tell how far away from the hives the bees flew because of a drop off in sugar content(?).
    Mark Berninghausen #youmatter

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    Quote Originally Posted by sqkcrk View Post
    They may not increase production, but a grower told me that he could tell how far away from the hives the bees flew because of a drop off in sugar content(?).
    you mean the bee's bring up the sugar content in the fruit?
    Ted

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