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Evidence on the pollinator costs and farming benefits of neonicotinoid pesticides

Evidence on the pollinator costs and farming benefits of neonicotinoid pesticides

Farmers who use neonicotinoid seed coatings subsequently use less insecticide to control pests on oilseed rape, according to new research published by Nature. But the study also demonstrated that more honey bee colonies were lost as the usage of imidacloprid, a first generation neonicotinoid, increased.

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