Bees to benefit from fungi research

Promising research at Swansea University shows how natural pesticides can help eradicate bee-hive pests

Labmate Online reports there have been increased calls for governmental and regulatory bodies to place more stringent controls on harmful chemicals used in insecticides, and research into possible alternatives is ongoing. The article reports and links to a story on a team from Swansea University’s Colleges of Medicine and Science, who have obtained promising results in their preliminary testing of the fungal alternative on moths, http://www.labmate-online.com/news/news-and-views/5/breaking_news/why_are_bees_in_decline/32651/#sthash.LcIusFQr.dpuf.