Monday, November 12, 2007

Aussie Bees Cleared of US Colony Collapse?

Anna Salleh, ABC Science Online, 11/12/2007

Claims that Australia exported a virus that may have caused US bee colonies to collapse have been questioned with the release of new scientific findings.

Dr Jay Evans and Dr Yanping Chen of the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) question the role of the bee virus in the so-called Colony Collapse Disorder (CCD).

Their study has found the suspect virus was already in the country before Australian imports started…

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