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Bayer CropScience issues research brief on honey bee health and the overwintering losses associated with Varroa mite RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C.
As the phenomenon known as Colony Collapse Disorder (CCD) continues to plague North American honey bees, apiologists have been scrambling to find both the cause and the cure for the disappearance of millions of insects.
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.
The World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) said Wednesday that the dramatic die-off of honey bees around the world is not due to any one single factor.
Ground-breaking discoveries by Michigan State University researchers could help protect honeybees from deadly parasites that have devastated commercial colonies.
Attendees of this yearâ€™s Apimondia, the 41st world apiculture congress, in southern France are focusing on what is killing the worldâ€™s bees.
Damage to the honey beeâ€™s internal protein-producing â€œfactoriesâ€ may provide researchers with a new clue to the sudden collapse of honey bee colonies across the nation.
For the first time, scientists have isolated the parasite Nosema ceranae (Microsporidia) from professional apiaries suffering from honey bee colony depopulation syndrome. They then went on to treat the infection with complete success.
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