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Old 01-23-2010, 09:29 PM   #1
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Default Bee decline linked to falling biodiversity

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The decline of honeybees seen in many countries may be caused by reduced plant diversity, research suggests.
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"We found that bees fed with a mix of five different pollens had higher levels of glucose oxidase compared to bees fed with pollen from one single type of flower, even if that single flower had a higher protein content," he told BBC News.
BBC News - Bee decline linked to falling biodiversity
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