Bees do it

For about 100 fruits and vegetables, the honeybee is the vital, and sometimes only, pollinator. The top ten crops dependent on honeybees, ranked by value.

Onions
6. Onions
The bulk of the more than $780 million worth of onions grown each year in the United States depends on honeybees for pollination.

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