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Bumble Bee genome decoded

Eye-opener study compares pollinator DNAs

An analysis comparing the genomes of honey bees and bumblebees helps to understand their susceptibility to pathogens and other health threats.

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Scientists have discovered a new bacterium which improves the survival rate of bee larvae.

Researchers of the Agricultural Research Service have discovered a new kind of bacterium. So far it is the only known species that exclusively supports honey bee larvae – and improves their chance of survival.

A whole industry is shocked

Honeybee crises threatens South Africa’s agriculture

Almost half of the bees in Western Cape were killed by the American foulbrood disease this year, reports the South African online newspaper “Mail & Guardian.

More Beehives in New Zealand

Rising number of honey bees ensures high honey yields

The number of managed beehives in New Zealand is constantly increasing – this is the result of the Ministry for Primary Industries apiculture monitoring programme in 2014. The increased number of diligent honey bees is resulting in higher honey yields for the country.

Nature Outlook Recognizes Worldwide Importance of Bees as Pollinators

Bayer Promotes Open Dialog on Bee Health

At Bayer we understand very well how much pollination matters – not just for the supply of high-quality and affordable food across our planet. That is why Bayer is committed to improving the health of two of the most important pollinators, honey and wild bees; and why...

Bayer welcomes the U.S. National Pollinator Strategy as a concerted ap...

White House Pollinator Health Task Force publishes National Action Plan

White House Pollinator Health Task Force publishes National Action Plan: A blueprint for how a global approach to pollinator health can be achieved / Safeguarding the health of bees is a shared responsibility of all parties involved / More research needed to find new so...

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