Story: Beekeeping

Honeybee on clover

Honeybee on clover

White clover is the most important plant in New Zealand agriculture – it is sown in all pastures to generate nitrogen, helping grasses to thrive. Honeybees are crucial for the pollination and survival of clover in pasture.

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Allan Gillingham, 'Beekeeping - Products', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 6 March 2024)

Story by Allan Gillingham, published 24 Nov 2008