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Honeybee Deaths Linked To Seed Insecticide Exposure
2012-01-13 04:31:14

Honeybee populations have been in serious decline for years, and Purdue University scientists may have identified one of the factors that cause bee deaths around agricultural fields.

Image 1 - Parasitic Fly Likely Culprit in Bizarre ‘Zombie’ Bee Behavior
2012-01-04 15:08:25

Scientists suspect that a parasitic fly that preys on honey bees could be the cause behind the alarming phenomenon known as colony collapse disorder.

2011-11-02 21:47:57

Honey bee populations have been mysteriously falling for at least five years in the United States, but the cause of so-called colony collapse disorder (CCD) is still largely unknown.

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2011-07-21 09:05:00

A new study reveals how enzymes in the honey bee gut detoxify pesticides commonly used to kill mites in the honey bee hive.

2011-05-23 12:16:00

NAPLES, Fla., May 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- US HYGIENE LLC , a U.S. based environmental products company located in Naples Florida, has gained International (Global) distribution rights to BED BUG FIX.

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2011-05-10 10:45:01

Who would want to steal thousands of bees? That is what police in the Scottish region of Tayside would like to know.

2011-04-14 15:16:23

Genetically modified bacteria could be used in air filters to extract pesticide vapors from polluted air thanks to work by researchers in China published this month in the International Journal of Environment and Pollution.

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2011-03-10 09:20:00

New types of fungal pathogens, a drastic decline in the number of flowering plant species, the increased use of agricultural chemicals, and climate change are partially responsible for the worldwide plight of bee colonies.

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2011-03-07 07:20:00

Scientists are seeking a way to identify and eliminate mass deaths of the honeybee, the primary pollinator for the world’s plants.


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