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In Worcester, a toxic dilemma

Beekeepers wary of pesticides to fight beetle infestation

Beekeepers will monitor their hives for peripheral damage as pesticides are applied in Worcester to treat a beetle infestation. Beekeepers will monitor their hives for peripheral damage as pesticides are applied in Worcester to treat a beetle infestation. (Joanne Rathe/ Globe Staff)
By Beth Daley
Globe Staff / September 16, 2009

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