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Ethiopian Honey Effective Against Oral Fungus in AIDS Patients

This study aimed to determine the antifungal effect of Ethiopian multiflora honey against Candida species isolated from the oral cavity of AIDS patients. Read more

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Fungus-based product may knock varroa mite for six

Ruakura Plant and Food Research scientist Dr Mark Goodwin developed a metarhizium fungus-based product which is effective against the bee-killing varroa mite. Read more

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New tool soon in varroa mite battle

Federated Farmers Bees chairman John Hartnell said a new fungicide developed by HortResearch and biological control company Becker Underwood in Australia was due to be released early next year. Read More

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Sioux Honey, researchers probe bee colony collapse

Sioux Honey, the world’s largest honey marketing organization, has partnered with researchers at the USDA Agricultural Research Center in Weslaco, Texas, and a Pennsylvania manufacturer, Sylvan Bioproducts, to develop a fungus control to fight off the parasitic bees. Read More

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Fungal Foot-Bath Antidote For Colony Collapse Disorder In Bees

Scientists at University of Warwick’s plant research group Warwick HRI and Rothamsted Research have come up with a new technique of fighting the Varroa mite that causes the highly destructive Colony Collapse Disorder among bees. Read More

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Fungus fingered in US honeybee wipeout

A fungus that caused widespread loss of bee colonies in Europe and Asia may be playing a crucial role in the mysterious phenomenon known as Colony Collapse Disorder that is wiping out bees across the United States, UC San Francisco … Continue reading

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