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In the past, studies have shown that pesticides can cause an increased risk for the development of Parkinson’s disease. Recently, UCLA researchers have discovered that amount of risk varies with a person’s individual genetic makeup.
Many people argue that organic farming is better for public health, and a new study from researchers at Oxford University has found that organic farms support greater biodiversity in their immediate environment.
For over 40 years scientists have recognized that DDT, a synthetic pesticide, harms bird habitats and is threatening to the environment. Although DDT was banned in the United States in 1972, other countries continue to use it as a pesticide.
Four pesticides commonly used on crops to kill insects and fungi also kill honeybee larvae within their hives
According to a study, pesticides could be causing worker bumblebees to shrink and become less efficient.
Bird-B-Gone Inc.’s Bird-B-Gone University was recently audited for review and approval by the Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR).
MarketReportsChina.com adds “Company Profiles of Thirty-six Chinese Agrochemical Manufacturers-2013 Edition (2)” report to its research database. Dallas,
The Organic Center's 10 New Year's Resolutions to last a lifetime WASHINGTON, Dec.
The Plutella xylostella is often referred to as the Diamondback or Cabbage moth. This species is has a brief lifespan of only 14 days and is thought to have originated in the Mediterranean region of Europe, but has since dispersed across the world. This species is capable of reproducing quickly and can travel great distances. Diamondback are considered serious pests in warmer climates when the absence of a harsh winter prevents their eggs from being destroyed. The moths are resistant to...
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