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deli79
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Bees behaviour

Post by deli79 » Fri Mar 16, 2007 9:53 am

Last Friday I accidentally tuned to NPR, and the "Science Friday" edition cought my attention. They were talking about disappering bees all over the country. I wasn't able to listen to the whole thing though.
Does anyone know anything about this?
and how does the map of bees genome can solve the mistery?

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Post by Darby » Fri Mar 16, 2007 8:12 pm

There are major parasite problems with at least the domestic bees, from a mite that I believe is non-native (of course, so are the bees).

http://www.uky.edu/Ag/Entomology/entfac ... /ef608.htm

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