WCS 3-Sentence Science

Tropical Crops Need Bugs

Credit: Catalina Gutierrez-Chacon
  1. Researchers in Valle del Cauca, Colombia looked at the time pollinators visited flowers and the morphological traits of plants and pollinators.
  2. They found that floral abundance and body mass of Hymenoptera influence the length of visit, which might affect the quality of pollination.

WCS 3-Sentence Science

Each year, Wildlife Conservation Society scientists publish more than 300 peer-reviewed studies and papers. “WCS 3-Sentence Science” is a regular tip-sheet — in bite sized helpings — of some of this published work.

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WCS 3-Sentence Science

Each year, Wildlife Conservation Society scientists publish more than 300 peer-reviewed studies and papers. “WCS 3-Sentence Science” is a regular tip-sheet — in bite sized helpings — of some of this published work.