Important crops and insect pollination
Species and English names were retrieved from Klein et al. (2007) .
Table: List of globally important crops that are essentially, highly, moderately, slightly or not depending on insect pollination. Note: The latter category may affect foraging insects anyway by providing pollen that is often of low quality.
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