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A Plant Virus Has Now Jumped to Bees --By Tom Philpott


Animals  (tags: bees, pollination, virus, wildlife, plant virus )

Nancy
- 316 days ago - motherjones.com
How did a plant pathogen end up flourishing in bees and their parasites? Tobacco-ringspot virus is a fast-mutating beast, it turns out, and it has evolved the ability to infect insects.



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Kyra Hazelton (70)
Wednesday February 5, 2014, 3:47 am
Just more reason to stop pesticide use until we understand what it does to us & the world better.
 

ewoud k. (73)
Wednesday February 5, 2014, 11:44 am
This was to happen sooner or later.

Guess all of us here are quite unhappy to live this moment.....

 

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Wednesday February 5, 2014, 2:33 pm
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Sheila S. (65)
Wednesday February 5, 2014, 4:28 pm
This is one more reason why purchasing local and sustainable is so important.

Please note: I am sick of Care2 not being able to stop spammers like "Cher" and her "friends" but then goes on to ban a someone like Zen Whisper Tree, who has been a big help to all of us!
 

Sylvie A. (139)
Thursday February 6, 2014, 3:42 am
Il nous faudra penser ŗ ces petits Ítres, si nous voulons assurer leur survie.
 

Ruth S. (298)
Thursday February 6, 2014, 6:39 am
The greed of some is killing us all!
 

Harsha Vardhana R (57)
Saturday February 8, 2014, 3:31 am
Viruses are also intelligent to find new residences! These may infest humans also! Let us support only 'sustainable development'. The current 'development' is just destruction of entire life on Mother Earth!
 

federico bortoletto (36)
Sunday February 9, 2014, 6:40 am
Notato
 

Melania Padilla (185)
Monday February 10, 2014, 8:42 am
:(
 

Lois Jordan (58)
Monday February 10, 2014, 3:16 pm
Noted. Thanks for this info, Nancy.
*Flagged the spammer "Cher Jones." (Your report has been submitted to Customer Service. Thank you.)
 

Sara P. (60)
Tuesday February 11, 2014, 8:22 am
Thanks for sharing Nancy.
 
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