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    Default Re: How does it work?

    But, but they can't fly. Aviation experts have told us so.

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    Default Re: How does it work?

    Wasn't Bumble a cricket commentator?

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    Default Re: How does it work?

    Quote Originally Posted by tweak'e View Post
    absolutely. if i remember right they are meant to be about 10x more effective pollinator than honey bees.
    however from a pollination stand point they simply lack the huge numbers required for cost effective crop pollination.
    even at 400 bumbles to a nest (the large bumble hives are only 100 or so bumble bees), is no match for the typical 20,000 to 40,000 honeys bees per hive.
    Maybe, but I prefer Honey to Bumbles. There's already a surplus of bumbles at this QTH
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    Building Bumble Bee houses is fun

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