Paul Tukey, the founding editor and publisher of People, Places & Plants magazine, has a different idea: He thinks a particular pesticide called “imidacloprid” may be the villain behind CCD. It’s commonly found in lawn treatments aimed at eradicating grubs, aphids, whiteflies, and other pests. First patented in 1988, it has become more widely used during the last three years–the same period in which CCD appeared.
Help get the Beekeeping Merit Badge Reinstated
Support Boy Scout Christopher Stowell in his quest to get the beekeeping merit badge reinstated.
Tagsaccident africanized honey bees ahb allergy asian honeybee australia beeswax bee venom breeding california canada cancer ccd china colony collapse disorder crime exports florida france funding genes germany hawaii Health honey india laws manuka honey medicine new york new zealand North America pesticides Pollination propolis research scenting small hive beetle swarm treatment uganda uk usa varroa weather
Suggest an URL, or send other comments to Apinews[contact-form 1 "Contact form 1"]