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Genomic project gets $7.3M to breed Canadian winter-hardy honeybees

TORONTO, November 4, 2015 – Canada’s honeybees, imported mostly from warm southern climes, are dying in the Canadian cold. About a quarter of the colonies die each winter forcing beekeepers to bring in more from the United States, increasing the risk of importing aggressive “killer” bees or new diseases. Bee genomics expert Professor Amro Zayed […]