bee addiction to nicotine

Honeybees Addicted to Nicotine?

Nicotine Found in Pesticides Could be Cause for Colony Collapse Disorder Recently studies suggest that honeybees are becoming addicted to the nicotine found in pesticides, much like humans become addicted to the substance through smoking or chewing tobacco. In an article posted on TechTimes.com, should these findings be confirmed, scientists may have found a potential…

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Bee Colony Collapse Disorder Hurts More than the Honey Industry

All things considered, beekeeping is considered a relatively small industry in the United States. Last year (2014), it is estimated the industry generated over $325 million in revenue. I already know what you are thinking…how do I get a small business like that? However, like many smaller niches, beekeeping affects many other industries, most notably,…