seattletimes.com: Pesticides to blame for bee-colony collapse

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  1. There are a few popular possible causes for colony collapse of honey bees but the one people are only beginning to look at is nourishment. Feeding bees pure white sugar as a substitute for honey in their ‘off’ time is tantamount to slave conditions – or worse. They won’t last long, especially with generational effects being passed on. No wonder they revolt. 🙂

    Another possible cause is inbreeding, using the same queens too often will result in a genetically compromised family tree.

    Pesticides on top of that will be more affective without that. But to say it’s pesticides are the problem is to ignore too many more pertinent factors.

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