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    Imported bumblebees pose 'parasite threat' to native beesBy Victoria Gill Science reporter, BBC News Between 40,000 and 50,000 bumblebee colonies are imported into the UK every year Bumblebees imported from Europe carry pathogens that pose a threat to native honeybees and bumblebees in...
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    Varroa-Virus Interaction in Collapsing Honey Bee Colonies In colonies where varroa treatment reduced the mite load, colonies overwintered successfully, allowing the mites and viruses to be carried over with the bees into the next season. In general, AKI and DWV titres did not show any notable...
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    Pathogen Webs in Collapsing Honey Bee Colonies Although pathogen identities differed between the eastern and western United States, there was a greater incidence and abundance of pathogens in CCD colonies. We identified novel strains of the recently described Lake Sinai viruses (LSV) and found...
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