Tag: varroa mite

July 12, 2019

Honeybees spread viruses to wild bees through flowers

Just as doorknobs can spread the flu from one person to another, sharing flowers with honeybees may cause wild bumblebees to contract a pair of deadly viruses. “We know that...

October 7, 2016

The varroa mite invasion and its aftermath

Many investors will remember 1987 as the year the stock market fell nearly 23 percent in a single day. The crash was so sudden and precipitous that it is forever...