5 Things That Contribute To Honey Bee Colony Collapse Disorder

There has been a lot of news recently pointing the finger at agricultural chemicals basically poisoning bee colonies.  While there is not absolute proof of what is causing the bee population decline, this troubling trend has forced scientists to uncover good information on other possible factors that contribute to colony collapse disorder.

Here is the summary list:

1) Poor nutrition

2) Nosema (a pest)

3) Varroa mites

4) Systemic pesticides

5) Fungicides

Details on each is discussed here:  http://www.thedailygreen.com/environmental-news/blogs/bees/colony-collapse-disorder-causes-0118


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