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Parasite Fly Turns Bay Area Honeybees Into ‘Zombies’

January 3, 2012 | 4:47 pm

Parasite Fly Turns Bay Area Honeybees Into ‘Zombies’

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Researchers at San Francisco State University have found a potential new threat facing honeybees in the Bay Area. It’s a fly parasite that preys on native bees and paper wasps, but for the first time, they’ve found it in the European honeybees that are the backbone of California’s agricultural industry. The parasite could also be […]

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