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Government Study Cites Mix of Factors in Death of Honeybees - NYT

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  • Teresa Binstock
    http://www.nytimes.com/2013/05/03/science/earth/government-study-cites-mix-of-factors-in-death-of-honeybees.html WASHINGTON --- The devastation of American
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      http://www.nytimes.com/2013/05/03/science/earth/government-study-cites-mix-of-factors-in-death-of-honeybees.html

      WASHINGTON --- The devastation of American honeybee colonies is the
      result of a complex stew of factors, including pesticides, parasites,
      poor nutrition and a lack of genetic diversity, according to a
      comprehensive federal study
      <http://www.usda.gov/documents/ReportHoneyBeeHealth.pdf> published on
      Thursday. The problems affect pollination of American agricultural
      products worth tens of billions of dollars a year.

      The report does not place more weight on one factor over another, and
      recommends a range of actions and further research....









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