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    Colony Collapse disorder in Honeybees

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    Explain the phenomena of "Colony Collapse Disorder" in honeybee populations.

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    Colony collapse disorder or CCD is the phenomenon when worker bees of a beehive abruptly disappear. This term was first coined when a sudden disappearance of Western honey bee colonies occurred in North America in 2006 -2007. This was significant as many agricultural crops are dependent on honey bees for pollination. Such disappearances were also reported in countries like France, Germany, Belgium, the Netherlands, Spain, Greece, ...

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    The solution talks about the reasons and steps to control colony collapse disorder in honeybees.

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