Collapse of the Honeybee Population Could be Linked to Pesticides

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Even tiny doses of ‘neonicotinoids’ made the insects more susceptible to disease.

Pesticides are making honey bees far more susceptible to disease, according to new research than links a new group of chemicals to the recent collapse in the bee population.   The US research, revealed in a new film about the disappearance of bees, found even tiny doses of ‘neonicotinoids’ made the insects more susceptible to disease.

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