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Farm advisor hails self-pollinating almond

A self-pollinating almond variety under study at the USDA's research facility in Parlier would relieve farmers of costly annual bee rental to pollinate their trees, according to an article in Saturday's Fresno Bee.

"That is like the Holy Grail," UC Cooperative Extension farm advisor Roger Duncan told Bee reporter Robert Rodriguez.

Bee hives in a California almond orchard.
Bee hives in a California almond orchard.

Posted on Monday, April 19, 2010 at 10:07 AM
Tags: almonds (60), CCD (9), colony collapse disorder (27), Roger Duncan (14)

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