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Posts Tagged: neonicotinoid

What's the Problem with Neonicotinoids?

Figure 1. Application of imidacloprid as a soil drench with a bucket.

[From March 2014 issue of the Retail Nursery and Garden Center IPM News.] A massive killing of bumblebees in Oregon, concerns about impacts on honey bees, and tight new regulations imposed by the European Union have kept neonicotinoid insecticides in...

Posted on Thursday, March 13, 2014 at 2:57 PM
Tags: bees (45), insecticide (2), neonicotinoid (2)

About Those Neonics

Honey bee heading for a catmint (Nepeta) patch. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

"For many years, beekeepers and environmentally interested individuals have expressed the opinion that the use of neonicotinoid insecticides ("neonics") have interfered with the ability of honey bees and native bees to conduct their life activities...

Honey bee heading for a catmint (Nepeta) patch. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Honey bee heading for a catmint (Nepeta) patch. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Honey bee heading for a catmint (Nepeta) patch. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Wednesday, May 15, 2013 at 7:20 PM
Tags: bee newsletter (1), Eric Mussen (250), honey bees (353), neonicotinoid (2)
 
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