Do Pollinators Contribute to Nutritional Health?

@inproceedings{Ellis2015DoPC,
  title={Do Pollinators Contribute to Nutritional Health?},
  author={Alicia M. Ellis and Samuel S. Myers and Taylor H Ricketts},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2015}
}
Despite suggestions that animal pollinators are crucial for human nutritional health, no studies have actually tested this claim. Here, we combined data on crop pollination requirements, food nutrient densities, and actual human diets to predict the effects of pollinator losses on the risk of nutrient deficiency. In four developing countries and across five… CONTINUE READING