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Several parasites and pathogens that devastate honeybees in Europe, Asia and the United States are spreading across East Africa, but do not appear to be impacting native honeybee populations at this time, according to an international team of researchers.
State-of-the-Art Facility Dedicated to Improving Honey Bee Health through Research and Development, Education RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --
Increase in Concentration of Newly Identified Replikin Beetoxingene Preceded Current CCD Outbreaks; Beetoxingene Sequences are CCD Blocker and Vaccine Candidates
A new study from EcoHealth Alliance investigated the causes of long-term honey bee colony numbers and annual colony losses, revealing that socioeconomic and political pressures on honey production over the past few decades have caused a long-term reduction in the number of colonies in production.
A virus that typically infects plants has been found to infect honeybees and could be responsible for the widespread collapse of honeybee colonies.
Scientists are teaming up to fit tiny sensors onto honey bees in Australia to monitor the insects and understand the drivers behind Colony Collapse Disorder (CCD).
According to researchers, commercial bees are regularly exposed to a cocktail of agricultural chemicals that could be playing a role in colony collapse disorder.
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