Colony Collapse Disorder

Colony Collapse Disorder (CCD) is a term used to describe the mass disappearance of worker honey bees from the hive. The result is a breakdown of the colony and insufficient workers are present to maintain the colony.

The cause of Colony Collapse Disorder is unknown and many theories have been suggested. These include the actions of parasitic Varroa mites, pesticides and even radiation from mobile phone masts.

Other names for (or types of) Colony Collapse Disorder include:

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