Pollen http://wunc.org en Study: Native NC Bees Are More Efficient Pollinators http://wunc.org/post/study-native-nc-bees-are-more-efficient-pollinators <p></p><p>Researchers at North Carolina State University have come up with a system to evaluate the efficiency and importance of different species of pollinators.&nbsp;<br /><br />The study's authors say insects are the primary pollinators of crops.&nbsp; The researchers developed their system by looking at the behavior of bees in North Carolina blueberry fields.&nbsp;<br /><br />Hannah Burrack is an associate professor of entomology at NC State and a co-author of the study.&nbsp;</p><p></p> Fri, 27 Dec 2013 13:57:25 +0000 Eric Hodge 28057 at http://wunc.org Study: Native NC Bees Are More Efficient Pollinators Ready For Pollen Season? Here’s What You Should Know http://wunc.org/post/ready-pollen-season-here-s-what-you-should-know <p>It’s April, and the scent of flowers is in the air. Unfortunately for allergy sufferers, those flowers also mean that it’s pollen season.&nbsp; North Carolina pollen counts have been mostly low so far this year, but in the past couple days the count has risen dramatically.</p> Tue, 09 Apr 2013 18:15:00 +0000 Laura Candler 13366 at http://wunc.org Ready For Pollen Season? Here’s What You Should Know