Sugarcane is an important crop. Bees may also be attracted to the remaining stumps of this sweet grass once it has been harvested. If they really are has long been unclear. Now, a study funded by Bayer has filled in this gap in knowledge, making it easier to protect bees and Co.
// After the sugarcane harvest, residual sweet juice runs out of the stalks and may attract insects.
// Pests are controlled using insecticides, in order to protect beneficial insects it needs to be ensured that the right products are used and are applied at the right time.
// A study funded by Bayer investigated which bee species are found at what time in Brazilian fields after the sugarcane harvest.