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Scarcity of Bees Puts California's Almond Crop in Doubt

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Scarcity of Bees Puts California's Almond Crop in Doubt

Scarcity of Bees Puts California's Almond Crop in Doubt

Scarcity of Bees Puts California's Almond Crop in Doubt

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Bees are crucial to the pollination of almond trees — but now, a shortage of beehives in central California is putting the world's largest almond crop in jeopardy. From member station KQED, Tamara Keith reports.