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2014-09-29 08:24:42

WASHINGTON, Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Center for Regulatory Effectiveness (CRE) applauds President Obama for directing federal agencies to investigate and make a definitive statement on the causes behind bee health decline. Accurate scientific identification of the problems afflicting honey bees is essential for ensuring that scarce resources are effectively expended to protect American pollinators. To provide the President's Pollinator Health Task Force with the most...

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...

2014-07-03 12:22:30

DALLAS, July 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market research report entitled, "Insecticides Market by Type [Organophosphorus Compounds, Pyrethroids, Neonicotinoidsn Methyl Carbamate, and Others (Macrocyclic Lactones, Phenylpyrazoles, and Benzoylureas)], by Crop Type (Cereals & Grains, Oilseeds & Pulses, Fruits & Vegetables, and Others), & Geography - Global Trends and Forecasts to 2019", published by MarketsandMarkets, the Insecticides Market is...


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