Few people realize the importance that the beekeeping industry is attaining in our state. For its size, Iowa is second in importance of the states of the union. The hives number into hundreds of thousands, and the value of the product probably into millions of dollars. Aside from this is the great indirect value which comes from the pollen-carrying of our bees.
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Kenoyer, L. A.
"Preliminary Notes on Nectar Production,"
Proceedings of the Iowa Academy of Science, 22(1), 129-131.
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