Bees could be key to reducing fluctuations in food supplies and steadying prices, study suggests

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While the benefits of pollinators to crop yield are well known, their effect on crop stability was poorly understood until now. Supporting and enhancing pollinators could help stabilise the production of important crops like oilseeds and fruit, reducing the sort of uncertainty that causes food price spikes, new research has shown.

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