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bumble bee hives

Bumblebee hives in the greenhouse are an very effective and natural way of pollinating the flowers of your plants. This increases the production and the quality of vegetables or fruits. The bumblebees are doing most of the work, which saves labour and an advantage is that they are less dependent of the weather. 

Many professional growers use Royal Brinkman's and Agrobio's bumblebees

Bumble bee hives

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Use Bumble bees in bumble bee hives in various crops, climates and on cultivation locations

  • Pollinated crops by bumble bees

    Bumblebees can be applied in a lot of crops in greenhouses. The most important crops are horticultural crops, like tomato, strawberry, melon, egg plant, sweet pepper, zucchini, and fruit crops, like Apricot, cherry, plum, pear and almond.

  • Use bumble bees in glass or plastic greenhouses

    For glass or plastic greenhouses there are two different types of bumblebee hives available. The standard (winter) hive and the summer hive. The bumblebee summer hives are used under hot weather/temperature conditions in greenhouses. The bumblebee summer hive have many advantages, like a higher capacity, more ventilation and greater production.




  • Open field production

    Crops that are produced on open fields require a different type of box, which can protect the bumble bee hive against weather conditions like rain. Depending on the type of crop and the preference of the grower we have three different bumblebee hives available for open field production: single, double and triple bumblebee hives.


Agrobio and Royal Brinkman produce bumblebee hives

Bumblebees of Royal Brinkman are produced by Agrobío which is located in Almeria, Spain. Royal Brinkman , together with Agrobío, is able to supply a full assortment of natural pollination and biological crop protection. Besides the production of bumble bees, Agrobío also produces  mites, wasps, bugs and other biological crop protection.

Bumblebee hives of Agrobío are known as highly active pollinators. There are two types of Bombus terrestris (the large earth bumblebee); a regular and a special summer hive, suitable for use in both glass and plastic greenhouses. An extra ventilation system in the summer version makes them suitable for high-temperature conditions. Agrobío also provides solutions based on the use of bumblebees in outdoor crops. Those hives are protected against climate influences by a special insulated package. 

Bumblebee hive accessories

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