Q. “Colony Collapse Disorder (CCD)” is related to which of the following?
Explanation: Bees are not summertime nuisance; they are small and hard-working insects actually make it possible for many of your favorite foods to reach your table.
- From apples to almonds to the pumpkin in our pumpkin pies, we have bees to thank.
- Now, a condition known as Colony Collapse Disorder is causing bee populations to plummet, which means these foods are also at risk.
- Colony Collapse Disorder (CCD) is a new tag name presently being given to a condition that is characterized by an unexplained rapid loss of a Bee colony’s adult population.
Source: SHANKAR IAS Environment