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  • Agricultural fungicide attracts honey bees, study finds

    May Berenbaum, left, and Ling-Hsiu Liao found that honey bees have a slight preference for food laced with the fungicide chlorothalonil at certain concentrations.

    Entomology professor May Berenbaum, left, and postdoctoral researcher Ling-Hsiu Liao found that honey bees have a slight preference for food laced with the fungicide chlorothalonil at certain concentrations.

    Photo by L. Brian Stauffer

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  • Editor’s notes:
    To reach May Berenbaum, call 217-333-7784; email maybe@illinois.edu
    The paper “Behavioral responses of honey bees (Apis mellifera) to natural and synthetic xenobiotics in food” is available online and from the U. of I. News Bureau.
    DOI: 10.1038/s41598-017-15066-5