Saturday, August 6, 2016

Purdue Queen Bee: Ankle Biters

A Perdue queen bee and her attendants in queen cage               ©2016Addison Geary
The plight of the honeybee has received quite a bit attention in the media lately and for good reason. Honeybees are directly responsible for, or help in the pollination of 30% of the food we eat.  Since 1990 the honeybee population has dropped by 25%. Researchers are calling this Colony Collapse Disorder and are trying to determine the causes.

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