USDA Awards $4M Grant for Honeybee Disorder Studies | GenomeWeb
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Scientists at the University of Georgia will study honeybee genomics and other aspects of honeybee biology under a $4.1 million grant from the US Department of Agriculture in attempts to understand what is causing honeybee colony collapse disorder.
This disorder has caused the loss of between 30 percent and 90 percent of the hives of as many as 25 percent of beekeepers since late 2006.

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