Unhealthy hives force young bees to forage too early

February 11, 2015 6:09 AM

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Stress is causing young bees to go out and forage when they are too young, this is fueling Colony Collapse Disorder and is probably why the global bee population has plummeted over the past decade, say Australian, British and American scientists.

TORONTO – A new study suggests bees that start foraging too early in their life may contribute to rapid colony collapse disorder where large numbers of bees die off.

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