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Vanishing Honeybee Colonies Continue to Trouble Virginia


Science & Tech  (tags: research, science, study, environment, investigation, beekeeper, bees, colonies, colony, disorder, genetic, honeybee, mites, miticide, parasite, populations, Virginia )

J.
- 3477 days ago - vtnews.vt.edu
Blacksburg, Va.- Research info from Virginia Cooperative Extension found that the Israel Acute Paralysis Virus, a pathogen that beekeepers may have imported from outside the U.S., plays a bigger role in [Colony Collapse Disorder] than originally thought.



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Janet Pearson (8)
Monday March 17, 2008, 6:41 pm
This is an area of growing concern. There are so many interacting factors involved, and we must get a grip on this before more crops are affected.
 

Linda B (71)
Monday March 17, 2008, 7:27 pm
Some years back the African killer bees started showing up en masse, here in AZ. They're nasty, and have been attacking our native bees. They've chased me back into the house, on more than one occassion.
 
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