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Regression Analysis on Colony Collapse Disorder in the United States

Abstract In the last decade, the population of honey bees across the globe has declined sharply leaving scientists and bee keepers to wonder why? Amongst all nations, the United States has seen some of the greatest declines in the last 10 plus years. Without a definite explanation, Colony Collapse Disorder (CCD) was coined to explain the sudden and sharp decline of the honey bee colonies that beekeepers were experiencing. Colony collapses have been rising higher compared to expected averages over the years, and during the winter season losses are even more severe than what is normally acceptable. There are some possible explanations pointing towards meteorological variables, diseases, and even pesticide usage. Despite the cause of CCD being unknown,... (more)
Created Date 2018-05
Contributor Vasquez, Henry Antony (Author) / Zheng, Yi (Thesis Director) / Saffell, Erinanne (Committee Member) / School of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences / Barrett, The Honors College
Subject Regression / Analysis / Statistics
Series Academic Year 2017-2018
Type Text
Extent 36 pages
Language English
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Collaborating Institutions Barrett, the Honors College
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