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Ron Hoskins Breeds 'Grooming' Bees To Combat Colony Collapse Disorder

First Posted: 08/25/10 10:46 AM ET Updated: 05/25/11 06:25 PM ET

Bees On The Roof

A British beekeeper has been working on creating a new strain of honeybee resistant to the varroa mite, a prime suspect in colony collapse disorder (CCD), and it looks like he's hit a high note after 18 years of careful observation and selective breeding.

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Filed by Travis Donovan  |