English use flower mixes to boost crop pollination

By Gregor Heard
Updated June 24 2016 - 1:45pm, first published June 23 2016 - 3:30pm
Wildflower mixes are gaining in popularity in the United Kingdom farmers sowing them to provide a habitat for beneficial insect species.
Wildflower mixes are gaining in popularity in the United Kingdom farmers sowing them to provide a habitat for beneficial insect species.

FARMERS in England are increasingly looking at sowing pollinator crops as a means of boosting yields in broadacre crops that require pollination.

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