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Tags results for 'insecticide'

Bees, birds may suffer from pesticides

Posted in Science on 5th Oct, 2014 12:08 AM
by AlexMuller
Research is posing serious questions about whether neonicotinoids, the most common insecticides in the world, are affecting birds and bees more than previously thought.

Researchers confirm that neonicotinoid insecticides impair bee's brains and harm colonies

Posted in Science on 6th Feb, 2015 03:49 PM
by AlexMuller
Research confirmed that levels of insecticides accepted to exist in agriculture cause poor performance by bee colonies.

Nearly 1 in 10 European Bee Species Face Extinction

Posted in Science on 22nd Mar, 2015 10:19 PM
by AlexMuller
A stunning 84 percent of the main crops grown for human consumption in Europe require insect pollination to enhance product quality and yields.

Popular insecticide greatly reduces Bee ability to lay eggs

Posted in Science on 10th Sep, 2016 10:40 AM
by AlexMuller
A new study has found neonicotinoids, the world’s most commonly used insecticide, cause queen honeybees to lay as much as two-thirds fewer eggs.

Large-scale study 'shows neonic pesticides harm bees'

Posted in Science on 30th Jun, 2017 02:48 PM
by Alex Muller
The most extensive study to date on neonicotinoid pesticides concludes that they harm both honeybees and wild bees.

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