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  • Study suggests commercial bumble bee industry amplified a fungal pathogen of bees

    U. of I. entomology professor Sydney Cameron led a genetic study of Nosema bombi, a fungus that is afflicting bumble bees in North America and Europe.

    Photo by L. Brian Stauffer


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  • Editor's notes:

    To reach Sydney Cameron, call 217-333-2340; email

    The paper "Test of the invasive pathogen hypothesis of bumble bee decline in North America" is available online or from the U. of I. News Bureau.