POLLINATION... South Australian landowners are being encouraged to plant more native vegetation to help bees which, in turn, help crops. POLLINATION... South Australian landowners are being encouraged to plant more native vegetation to help bees which, in turn, help crops. PHOTO: Greg Coote

Local canola growers helping with bee-search

YORKE Peninsula canola growers will help with bee research as part of a state-wide study aiming to boost crop yields and biodiversity.

Farmers are also being asked to plant more native vegetation to help bees and protect the industry from pollination decline.

Most crops produced in Australia rely on pollination from bees, but bee populations are under threat, mainly because they cannot find enough food.

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