Brandon Hopkins, Steve Sheppard, and Susan Cobey explain in a Capital Press article, how they want to improve the genetic diversity in the U.S. honeybee population, hoping to breed bees more capable of warding off pests and diseases, surviving over winter and pollinating in inclement weather.

 

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http://www.capitalpress.com/Research/20160922/researchers-travel-world-to-breed-a-better-honeybee