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Pesticides to blame for honeybee colony collapse disorder, not mites

Though mites do kill honeybees in their hives, pesticides are primarily responsible for the mass abandonment of nests, according to new research.And parasitic mites continue to infect and kill honeybees, a new study suggests they are not to blame for colony collapse disorder (CCD), the phenomenon blamed for rapidly depleting the world’s honeybee population — pesticides