TITLE

WHAT ROSE GROWERS SHOULD KNOW ABOUT COLONY COLLAPSE DISORDER

AUTHOR(S)
Cloyd, Raymond A.
PUB. DATE
May 2011
SOURCE
American Rose;May/Jun2011, Vol. 41 Issue 3, p68
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
60366756

 

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