BBKA Talks:  Pam Hunter 
Evolution of Plants and Insects

Discusses how flowering plants and insects evolved together and the modifications they have made; the plants to ensure cross pollination and attract insects; the insects to collect pollen.  Includes a variety of interesting relationships between different insects and plants – figs and wasps, moths and yuccas, moths and orchids, figs and hellebores, even midges and their effect on chocolate, the Brazil nut, the Euglossa bee and the Agouti!.  Structure of bees and the pollen collecting apparatus.  Shows pollination.  Discusses why are bees such good pollinators.

{Please note in order to attend you will need to register via the Zoom registration link you will receive in your email once you have 'checked out' at the shop}

These talks are free but we would welcome a donation to one of our appeals

Save the Bees or Apiary and Education

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