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Electromagnetic radiation (EMR) clashes with honey bees

Posted by seumasach on February 11, 2011

Sainudeen Sahib. S.

International Journal of Environmental Sciences

2010

Abstract

Apiculture has developed in to an important industry in India as honey and bee­wax have

become common products. Recently a sharp decline in population of hone y bees has been

observed in Kerala. Although the bees are susceptible to diseases and attacked by natural

enemies like wasps, ants and wax moth,  constant vigilance on the part of the bee keepers can

over come these adverse conditions. The present plunge in population (< 0.01) was not due to

these reasons. It was caused by man due to unscientific proliferat ion of towers and mobile

phones.

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