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bees

bees (GB)
api (I)
apicola (PO)
abeille (F)
abejas (ES)

The bees (and also other insects) play in the fertilization of the vine a minor role, this is mainly done through self-pollination or selfing (see also in detail under blossom ). Bees appear as insignificant vine pests. In contrast to the wasps they cannot bite the berries of the grapes, but only press them on their hair with fine cracks where they then absorb the escaping sweet juice. However, they also participate in the preparation of the berries bitten by wasps. See also under beneficials and Vine enemies,

Biewnen - Bee head and general view of a bee

Left picture: by skeeze from Pixabay
Right: by Adina Voicu from Pixabay

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