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Pheromone increases foraging honey bees, leads to healthier hives

CORVALLIS, Ore. -- The application of a naturally occurring pheromone to honey bee test colonies increases colony growth resulting in stronger hives overall, according to a new study conducted by scientists at Oregon State University and Texas ...

OSU helps decode strawberry genome in bid to improve fruit

CORVALLIS, Ore. -- Researchers at Oregon State University have helped sequence the genome of a wild strawberry, laying the groundwork for genetic improvements to related fruits like apples, peaches and pears. The advance was published today in...

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