Blue orchard bee - horizontal

Blue orchard bee - horizontal

A closeup of blue orchard bees being released

Dave Biddinger, senior research associate professor in Penn State’s department of entomology, releases newly hatched blue orchard bees at the Penn State Fruit Research and Extension Center, in Biglerville, Pa. The bees are one of 50 to 60 species of bees that pollinate fruit tree flowers at the center every year.

IMAGE: L. Reidar Jensen
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