Diesel Befuddles Bees By Changing Flower Smells
Diesel Befuddles Bees By Changing Flower Smells,
November 2, 2015,
Posted by Glenn Harris,
Original Study by University of Southampton,
Diesel fumes may be reducing the availability of some flower odors, which bees need to find their food.
The findings suggest that toxic nitrous oxide (NOx) in diesel exhausts could be having an even greater effect on bees' ability to smell out flowers than scientists previously believed.