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2014-07-28 09:55:59

USGS Insecticides similar to nicotine, known as neonicotinoids, were found commonly in streams throughout the Midwest, according to a new USGS study. This is the first broad-scale investigation of neonicotinoid insecticides in the Midwestern United States and one of the first conducted within the United States. Effective in killing a broad range of insect pests, use of neonicotinoid insecticides has dramatically increased over the last decade across the United States, particularly in...

2014-07-21 08:27:36

LONDON, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Insecticides Market by Type [Organophosphorus Compounds, Pyrethroids, Neonicotinoidsn Methyl Carbamate, and Others], by Crop Type (Cereals & Grains, Oilseeds & Pulses, Fruits & Vegetables, and Others) & Geography - Global Trends and Forecasts to...

2014-07-16 23:02:55

The global insecticides market is segmented on the basis of type into organophosphorus compounds, pyrethroids, neonicotinoids, methyl carbamates, and others. Asia-Pacific was the largest market for insecticides in 2013, followed by North America. (http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/insecticide-market-142427569.html) (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 According to a new market research report entitled, “Insecticides Market by Type [Organophosphorus Compounds, Pyrethroids, Neonicotinoidsn...

2014-07-15 12:30:34

DUBLIN, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Insecticides (Macrocyclic Lactones, Phenylpyrazoles, and Benzoylureas) Market - Trends and Forecasts to 2019" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 Insecticides are pesticides used to kill or inhibit the growth of insects. Selective insecticides kill specific targets while leaving the desired crop relatively unharmed. Increasing demand for agricultural...

Insecticides Linked To Farmland Bird Population Declines
2014-07-10 11:01:07

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online When they were introduced in the 1990s, a class of insecticides called neonicotinoids was thought to be highly targeted toward pests, but mounting evidence is suggesting that they have had a negative effect on the larger ecosystem. A new study in the journal Nature has found that use of neonicotinoids is linked to a decline in the populations of farmland birds across Europe. For the study, scientists from Radboud University in the...

2014-07-10 08:20:57

Potential regulatory changes could limit corn and soybean output and cost Ontario's economy OTTAWA, July 10, 2014 /CNW/ - Restricting the use of neonicotinoids -- an insecticide commonly used by crop farmers -- could reduce revenues from corn and soybean production by more than $630 million per year in Ontario. The province's gross domestic product would be cut by nearly $440 million if neonicotinoids were not available for use, according to a Conference Board of Canada report issued...

Pesticide Use Is Impairing Bees' Abilities To Forage For Pollen
2014-07-10 07:26:46

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Bees with long-term exposure to neonicotinoid pesticides exhibit a decreased ability to forage for pollen, according to a new study led by the University of Guelph. The study, which involved fitting bees with tiny radio frequency transmitters, was published in a recent issue of Functional Ecology. The researchers — Nigel Raine, a professor in Guelph’s School of Environmental Sciences, and Richard Gill of Imperial College London...

2014-07-05 23:00:55

RnRMarketResearch.com offers 2019 forecasts for seed treatment market and insecticides industry in new research reports available under agricultural chemicals category of its library. Published in July 2014, these business intelligence reports provide global trends information and analysis on seed treatment as well as insecticides market. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) July 05, 2014 Global seed treatment market is projected to record a CAGR of 10.6% from 2014 to 2019. The estimation is a result of...

2014-06-23 20:20:33

BRUSSELS, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new meta-analysis of the systemic pesticides neonicotinoids and fipronil (neonics), to be published this summer, will confirm that they are causing significant damage to a wide range of beneficial invertebrate species and are a key factor in the decline of bees. Concern about the impact of systemic pesticides on a variety of beneficial species has been growing for the last 20 years but the science has not been considered...

2014-06-23 08:22:54

HOUSTON, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Flotek Industries, Inc. (NYSE: FTK) introduced its Xylene replacement products, including its FC-PRO-XR product line, at the Independent Petroleum Association of America Mid-Year Meeting in Colorado Spring. "Quite simply, if - as an industry - we are serious about becoming better environmental stewards, there is no better place to start than with chemicals that have environmentally friendly substitutes that provide the same or better...


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cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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