Using Spearmint And Lemongrass To Protect Bees From Mites That Threaten Hives

Bees swarm through the smoke as Professor James Amrine attempts to hook a pollen trap to one of the 20 beehives used for research at West Virginia University. The honeybees are part of an ongoing research project at WVU that promises to put the University on the map in the world of apiculture (beekeeping) and aid the honeybees’ declining populations from what scientists are calling Colony Collapse Disorder (CCD).

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