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Latest Pesticide toxicity to bees Stories

honey bee diet
2014-11-05 03:00:21

Feeding honey bees a natural diet of pollen makes them significantly more resistant to pesticides than feeding them an artificial diet, according to a team of researchers, who also found that pesticide exposure causes changes in expression of genes that are sensitive to diet and nutrition.

2014-10-16 12:23:44

Wide ranging recommendations the latest milestone in a decades-long commitment to bee health MODESTO, Calif., Oct.

2014-10-15 12:22:53

New survey finds the majority of Americans are unfamiliar with bee colony loss or how they can help SEDRO-WOOLLEY, Wash., Oct.

honey bee sunspots
2014-09-30 08:16:20

Colony Collapse Disorder emerged in 2006 when beekeepers and scientists noticed that significantly large numbers of adult honey bees were leaving their hives, never to return. This mass exodus has had serious implications for farmers and growers who depend upon the bees as pollinators.

2014-09-29 08:24:42

WASHINGTON, Sept.

honeybee lab
2014-08-30 05:50:44

While honeybees may be best known as producers of honey and beeswax useful for candles and seals, experts from the University of Arizona want to remind you that the insects play an important role in the agriculture industry.

2014-07-28 09:55:59

Insecticides similar to nicotine, known as neonicotinoids, were found commonly in streams throughout the Midwest.

Local bees manage better than imported bees
2014-07-15 05:26:06

Honey bees with roots in the local environment manage much better in the struggle for survival than imported honey bees from foreign environments.

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

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 of the larger ecosystem.

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

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.


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