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August 7, 2023
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A research team sat the University of Nebraska-Lincoln ,that included Husker entomologist Troy Anderson, has discovered a potential breakthrough in combatting the Varroa mite, a parasite whose spread of viruses can trigger catastrophic losses of honey bee colonies.

Through field study and cutting-edge biochemical analysis, the researchers have identified a specific drug treatment that stimulates honey beesโ€™ immune systems and dramatically strengthens protection against mite-facilitated viral assault. Read more about it here:

https://news.unl.edu/newsrooms/today/article/research-boosts-honey-bee-protection-against-deadly-viruses/?fbclid=IwAR04FRBkCONl9yAEIHC_abal8nAEcAfAq1AyDjLOK4r9BRmSYqhutgRd4kY

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