Anonymous
Anonymous asked in Science & MathematicsBotany · 2 months ago

What would happen to crops, vegetables, plants and trees if ALL insects died suddenly?

I'm curious to know the impact it would have on food supply, and whether plants wold overgrow or die off? And what vegetables and fruits might no longer be available?

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  • Anonymous
    2 months ago
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    Well, those that rely on insects for pollination would be decimated within a year, or two.

    > what vegetables and fruits might no longer be available?

    More than half of all those that you see in your (super)market. At least these ones:

    https://pollinator.org/list-of-pollinated-food

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