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Posts Tagged: insecticide

What Do These Pesticide Terms Mean?

A retail shelf showing various pesticide containers. (Credit: Cheryl A. Reynolds)

[Originally published as “Pesticide Briefs: What Do These Terms Mean?” in the Fall 2018 issue of the Retail Nursery and Garden Center IPM News.] Last summer, we defined what a pesticide is and gave a few examples. Here, we...

Posted on Thursday, February 14, 2019 at 10:24 PM

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)
 
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