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Carrots of color

...ectively arranged cages designed around individual hives of honeybees to allow carrots to pollinate without crossing with unintended varieties. The process will be narrowed next year, and with the luck of a good growing season, carrots could begin to show up in grocery stores in another year....

Bee mites suppress bee immunity, open door for viruses and bacteria

... and bacteria is causing the problems occurring in hives across the country. "Once one mite begins to feed on a developing bee, all the subsequent mites will use the same feeding location," says Cox-Foster "Yang has seen as many as 11 adult mites feeding off of one bee. Other researchers have shown that ...

Mayan stingless bee keeping: Going, going, gone?

...ly propagated. Mayan bee keepers divided existing hives in order to increase the number of hives and honey production. "That technology is all but lost, but we'd like to see it turned around, not...

Children of allergy sufferers prone to same problem

...duce symptoms like wheezing, asthma, hay fever or hives risk developing allergic sensitization much earlier in life than previously reported, according to a study by Cincinnati researchers. The study suggests that the current practice of avoiding skin testing for airborne allergens before age 4 or 5 shou...

Bee genome information housed at Texas A&M University

...ically change the way that beekeepers manage their hives and suppress disease and parasitic mites in their ...ntrol other arthropod vectors and disease in their hives is that most current pesticides that are toxic to the pest also kill the honey bee," he said. The ...

Hives ferment a yeasty brew, attract beetle pest

...nces of Colony Collapse Disorder, a syndrome where hives are found abandoned, except for the queen and a few workers. Beekeepers and researchers are unsure of the cause of CCD. "Whether or not it has anything to do with Colony Collapse Disorder, a multitude of things are all attacking bees today, these be...

Genetic diversity in honeybee colonies boosts productivity

...ifferent one in each case). They then prompted the hives to swarm in early June to form new colonies. "Afte...tate New York). But all of the genetically uniform hives starved to death. "These differences are noteworthy considering colonies had similarly sized worker ...

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(Date:4/15/2014)... Ohio (April 16, 2014)A new study from the Women,s ... D levels and menopause symptoms. The study was published ... The North American Menopause Society., The authors analyzed the ... a number of menopause symptoms, including hot flashes, night ...
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