Smaller Aussie bees pollinate more than introduced bees

A friend, Maryanne, has let me know that Aussie native bees are more effective at pollinating than the feral introduced bees used mostly for the commercial honey market, and says:…

The main thing they mention is the smaller size (Presumably can get inside smaller spaces). Some native species , though not the one you have, can also do a different type of pollination called buzz pollination in which they release pollen by effectively shaking the flower. I get one of these  bee species in my garden, you may too…
There are some plants that require this, but it is also more effective for self pollinating plants like tomatoes.’
How about that?
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