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Honeybees are important pollinator in the ecosystem, which provide pollination to crop. Most of the crops are relied on the pollination of honeybee for reproduction. However the colonies of the honeybees are affected by a syndrome, which causes the population of honey bee decrease rapidly in winter. Honey bee undergoes a serious pressure from Colony Collapse Disorder (CCD), which is a mysterious problem. It causes a dead colony occurs with no adult bees or dead bee bodies can with the queen, honey and immature bees still present in the colony. Honey can be found in the hives, but the adult bees are losses from the colonies. The scientific cause for CCD is still undetermined, but the predictive causes of the syndrome are pathogens, parasites, management stressors, and environment stressors. It begins from 2006 that the beekeepers reported losses of 30-90 percent of their bees. To prevent the further lost of honeybee in the United States, ARS and the National Institute of Food and Agriculture develop a Colony Collapse Disorder Action Plan to help solve the problem. The decreasing of honey bee population caused by Colony Collapse Disorder has huge impacts on the agriculture in the United States.
Honey bee is an important pollinator in the ecosystem and plays an important role in the agriculture. Pollination can increase the value of crops for up to 15 billion dollars ("Colony Collapse Disorder Action Plan."). 1.3 million out of 2.4 million bee colonies are
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