‘Pollination crisis’ hitting India’s vegetable farmers

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Un étal de légumes sur un marché à Allahabad, dans l’est de l’Inde © AFP PHOTO/ Sajjad HUSSAIN

A decline in pollinating insects in India is resulting in reduced vegetable yields and could limit people’s access to a nutritional diet, a study warns.

Indian researchers said there was a “clear indication” that pollinator abundance was linked to productivity.

BBC

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