[Market-farming] one of the problems with reporting on scientific issues NYTimes.com

Pamela Crowe sustainableharvestsc at gmail.com
Sun Oct 10 22:23:23 EDT 2010


On Sun, Oct 10, 2010 at 9:29 PM, Leigh Hauter <bullrunfarm at hughes.net>wrote:

> Mike,
>
> Maybe I'm misreading the nyt article but I noticed when a reporter friend
> forwarded the article to me last Friday that besides the long out take on
> how the reporter finds it interesting that the military and private
> researchers are working together, that the article actually doesn't say the
> virus and the fungus cause ccd.


The way I read it is that the virus and fungus when combined kill the bees.
That doesn't negate that certain pesticides/chemicals might be causing a
disposition toward getting the virus and/or fungus. This is basic info, but
there is still a lot of additional research to be done.

Pam
SC
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