“Honeybee Deaths Linked to Corn Insecticides”

“What was killing all those honeybees in recent years? New research shows a link between an increase in the death of bees and insecticides, specifically the chemicals used to coat corn seeds.”

“The study, titled “Assessment of the Environmental Exposure of Honeybees to Particulate Matter Containing Neonicotinoid Insecticides Coming from Corn Coated Seeds,” was published in the American Chemical Society’s Environmental Science & Technology journal, and provides insight into colony collapse disorder.”
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“Honeybee Deaths Linked to Corn Insecticides” 

By Alexandra Ludka Mar 15, 2012 6:15pm

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