Cloyd, Raymond A.
May 2011
American Rose;May/Jun2011, Vol. 41 Issue 3, p68
The article discusses colony collapse disorder (CCD), which causes a decline in the number of honeybee hives and colonies. CCD impairs the honeybees' ability to process sensory input, resulting in disorientation and inability to return to the hive. Possible causes of CCD include the varroa mite (Varroa destructor), nutritional and/or environmental stress and pesticides.


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