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The Art Of Beekeeping And Why It Is So Important

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Keeping bees holds intrigue and interest for many, but the practice of beekeeping is more than just a pastime: it is becoming vital. Honeybee numbers have dwindled over the last five decades. Their decline has been variously attributed to disease, exposure to pesticides, climate change, and a mono-crop approach to agriculture. Regardless of the causes, …

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Crop Rotation Versus Monocultures The Dangers of Monocultures

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Crop Rotation Versus Monocultures The Dangers of Monocultures, as monocultures exemplify large areas of land on which only one type of plant is grown. There are tree monocultures as well as crop monocultures. There are dangers associated with this approach to agriculture, most importantly being environmental ones. 1. A monoculture is very vulnerable. It can …

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