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WSU Researchers Trace Sources of Bee Colony Collapse Disorder
Tuesday, July 28, 2009
Walter Sheppard, WSU Department of Entomology, 509-335-5180, firstname.lastname@example.org
PULLMAN, Wash. — Recent research by scientists at Washington State University suggests two potential contributors to Colony Collapse Disorder (CCD), a mysterious malady that has slowly wiped out large numbers of bee hives throughout the United States in recent years, may be trace pesticides often found in old honeycombs and a new microscopic pathogen that has been quietly spreading throughout the Pacific Northwest and other regions of the country.