Domesticated Pollinators: Honeybees

A photograph of a honeybee on a sunflower.

Honeybee on a sunflower. Honeybees are native to Asia and were domesticated to provide humans with honey, beeswax and to aid in crop production. In 2007, a syndrome called Colony Collapse Disorder began negatively effecting commercial honeybee colonies.

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