Key Points

  • Honey bees have a vital role as pollinators.
  • Through pollination, honey bees are responsible for nearly one-third of the food consumed by humans.
  • Changes in temperature, rainfall, solar radiation, and the wind can have adverse impacts on honey bees and hive activity.
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Meteorological Variable in Agriculture

Review our lesson on Meteorological Variables in Agriculture to learn about the vital role that weather plays in agricultural productivity.

Weather and mosquitoes

Review our lesson on Weather and Mosquitoes to see the impact weather conditions have on mosquito populations.