Cause of decline in wild bumblebee populations identified (11)

The Hindu 2014.02.19 23:41
Special Correspondent Is there a connection between the declining population of honeybees (which is tackled by active management by beekeepers) and bumblebees, which are wild pollinators? A study published today (February 20) in Nature has found not only a global decline of bumblebees but also evidence to prove that the pathogens that infect honeybees have started infecting the wild pollinators. M.A.
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