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MSU Researcher Finds Bees’ Enemy Has Genetic Weakness

Monday, August 14, 2017
Varroa mites on bees

Seemingly indestructible Varroa mites have decimated honeybee populations and are a primary cause of colony collapse disorder, or CCD. Michigan State University scientists have found genetic holes in…

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Researchers Learn Reproductive Secrets of Destructive Bee Parasite

Wednesday, June 15, 2016
bee parasites

New insights into the reproductive secrets of one of the world’s tiniest and most destructive parasites – the Varroa mite – has scientists edging closer to regulating them….

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Honeybee Parasite Invades by ‘Smelling Like Bees’

Wednesday, June 3, 2015
varroa mites

New research has revealed that Varroa mites, the most-serious threat to honeybees worldwide, are infiltrating hives by smelling like bees. The Michigan State University-led study, appearing in the…

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