Viral cause of honeybee losses traced

Viral cause of honeybee losses traced

New findings reported about deformed wing virus, a major factor in honeybee colony mortality.

In recent years, massive losses of honeybee colonies have occurred during winter in Europe and North America. It could be shown that the Varroa mite and deformed wing virus are the main factors responsible for the alarming bee mortality.

The Varroa mite and the deformed wing virus are main factors re

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