Colony Collapse Disorder and the Ever-Evolving Plight of the Honeybee

Honeybee populations continue to be affected by Colony Collapse Disorder and other largely unexplained losses, which scientists now believe to be the culmination of several causes.

One of the classic symptoms of Colony Collapse Disorder is the lack of sufficient worker bees to tend the existing brood, indicating sudden loss of adult bees. The above frames contain far too many brood cells for the remaining adult population.
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