RIVERSIDE (CNS) - UC Riverside researchers will lead a four-campus network focused on boosting and preserving honeybee populations to ensure the pollinating creatures are sustained for the good of agricultural crops worldwide, it was announced Thursday, Jan. 7. ``This will become one of the largest honeybee health networks in the country,'' UCR entomology Professor Boris Baer said. ``I'm very excited about so many different kinds of bee expertise joining forces through this project.'' The new network has been enabled through a $900,000 grant from the University of California Office of the President, and in addition to UCR staff, will include researchers from the UC Davis, Merced and San Diego campuses, according to officials. Central to the effort will be the UCR Riverside Center for In
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