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Heavy Honeybee Losses Reported Over Winter
Animals  (tags: Honeybee, Winter, Research, Collection, Species )

- 1583 days ago -
Honeybee colonies in the United States reduced in number by 30 percent over the 2010-2011 winter, according to a recently released annual survey conducted by the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the Apiary Inspectors of America (AIA).
New Honeybee Breed Key to Combating Colony Collapse Disorder
Animals  (tags: British beekeeper, Honeybee, Breeding, Colony Collapse Disorder )

- 1865 days ago -
A British beekeeper has been working on creating a new strain of honeybee resistant to the varroa mite, a prime suspect in colony collapse disorder (CCD), and it looks like he's hit a high note after 18 years of careful observation and selective breeding.

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