Two Broad-Spectrum Insecticides May Contribute to Colony Collapse Disorder in Honeybees

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Colony collapse disorder continues to impact bees across the United States and the world. As populations decline, though, scientists are struggling to come up with the reasons behind these bee deaths. Now, they may have found one of the impacts. It turns out that two broad-spectrum systemic insecticides, fipornil and imidacloprid, may be especially toxic to honeybees.

Two Broad-Spectrum Insecticides May Contribute to Colony Collapse Disorder in Honeybees