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CATCH THE BUZZ- Honey Bee Nosema Parasite Hijacks Iron

ARS News Service New studies show that Nosema ceranae hijacks the pollinator’s iron, diverting it to the parasite’s own needs. Parasite Hijacks Iron in Honey Bees For media inquiries contact: Kim Kaplan, 301-504-1637 BELTSVILLE, MARYLAND, February 18, 2021—An Agricultural Research Service entomologist has discovered the Nosema ceranae parasite that causes major problems and death in honey bees works by hijacking its host’s iron…
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February 23, 2021