Neonics appears to reduce live bee sperm- Study
A new study out of the University of Bern in Switzerland found that the common insecticide neonicotinoid reduces the amount of live sperm in drone honey bees by 39 percent.
This comes on top of a study published earlier this year in PLOS. One that reported the high rate of U.S. honey bee colonies dying coincides with failures of queens and the queen failure was linked to drones' dead sperm.
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