maybe (probably) next timePerryBee said:I just read information I received from our Provincial Bee Health Adsvisor linked to the article you are referring to m.s. Jeffrey Pettis is the man being quoted and I was about to post it as well but you beat me to it.
Thank you much for the micro version, interesting read indeed.PerryBee said:While the bees appear to be "entombing" the pollen in an effort to seal it off, the end result is that the behaviour in unsuccesful. "The presence of entombing is the biggest single predictor of colony loss". It's a defence mechanism that has failed".