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Pollutants suspect in bee malady

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

Rita Hibbard

Rita Hibbard


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