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Pollutants suspect in bee malady

By July 29, 2009March 19th, 2015No Comments

Researchers are closer to to knowing the causes of bee colony collapse, the mysterious malady threatening honey supplies and orchard and crop pollination. A Washington State University research team has found two probable suspects, KUOW reporter Tom Banse found – a new fungal infection and high levels of herbicide, fungicide and insecticide residues in honeycombs.

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