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Name: Prabhi Setty
Trinidad West-Indies
prabhisetty
Mar 29, 2018 3:20 PM CST
This morning Bees unusual black wings and yellow belly with transvers lines were pollinating is it common ,I have never seen bees pollinating Tomatoes flowers.
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Name: Daisy I
Reno, Nv (Zone 6b)
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DaisyI
Mar 29, 2018 4:13 PM CST
Tomatoes are self-fertile but a breeze or a bee can help by stirring up the pollen to help move things along.
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Name: Yardenman
Maryland (Zone 7a)
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Yardenman
Mar 30, 2018 2:47 AM CST
I'm not great about different bees. There are really so many odd native ones I can't keep track of them. But let them all do their work, and they will help.

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