Parasitic fly threatens US honey bees

Researchers say spread of parasitic fly is a 'mortal' threat to bees, which are needed to pollinate crops.

    Honey bee colonies in the US are under threat from a parasitic fly that lays its eggs inside the bee.

    Researchers say the parasite could be a mortal threat to bee populations through out the US/

    Honey bees pollinate billions of dollars worth of crops each year.

    Al Jazeera's Tarek Bazley reports.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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