[ExI] the bee problem and a possible solution

Damien Broderick thespike at satx.rr.com
Thu Apr 3 05:38:35 UTC 2008

At 10:17 PM 4/2/2008 -0700, John Grigg wrote:
>What would really be cool is if we could somehow process the roaches into
>food at the end of the pollination season, or perhaps feed them to the hogs.
>Of course it does have some psychological factors (...fruit trees black with
>creepy roaches, ewww...) but we will overcome that hangup once we get
>sufficiently hungry.
> >>>
>My mom would have a heart attack from sheer horror if your plan was 
>implemented...  But what about using flies?  I have seen them going 
>after nectar and they tend to "breed like flies!"  I think this may 
>be the wave of the future.  It has to be better than using roaches.

I'd suggest using penguins:


Damien Broderick

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