Southern Crop

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Bee’s Favoritism of Fungicide-Laced Foods Could Turn Deadly

Researchers prove bees gravitate toward sugar laced with the fungicide chlorothalonil over plain sugar. While the fungicide itself is not deadly to bees, it could have a deadly outcome.

 

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