By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – In an effort to address massive declines of honey bee populations in recent years, Genome BC has awarded a C$5.7 million (US$5.7 million) to a research project that seeks to discover ways to use genetics and marker-assisted selection to develop more disease-resistant bees.

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