Pathogen Webs in Collapsing Honey Bee Colonies


Recent losses in honey bee colonies are unusual in their severity, geographical distribution, and, in some cases, failure to present recognized characteristics of known disease. Domesticated honey bees face numerous pests and pathogens, tempting hypotheses that colony collapses arise from exposure to new or resurgent pathogens. Here we explore the incidence… (More)
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0043562


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@inproceedings{Cornman2012PathogenWI, title={Pathogen Webs in Collapsing Honey Bee Colonies}, author={Robert S Cornman and David R. Tarpy and Yan Chen and Lacey Jeffreys and Dawn L. Lopez and Jeffery S. Pettis and Dennis vanEngelsdorp and Jay D. Evans}, booktitle={PloS one}, year={2012} }