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Common pesticide behind beehive collapse

April 9th, 2012 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 9 (IANS) Imidacloprid, a common pesticide, may have been responsible for the sharp worldwide decline of honeybee colonies since 2006, says a study.Pinpointing the cause of the problem ... Read more...

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Royal jelly destines honeybee larvae to become queens instead of workers

March 14th, 2008 - 4:23 pm ICT by admin
London, March 14 (ANI): Scientists have identified the key factor that determines which bee larvae will turn into queens royal jelly.Dr Ryszard Maleszka and colleagues from the Australian National University in ... Read more...

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