An Evaluation of the Honey Bee (Hymenoptera: Apidae) Safety Profile of a New Systemic Insecticide, Flupyradifurone, Under Field Conditions in Florida
Flupyradifurone (Sivanto) is a novel systemic systemic from the butenolide class developed by Bayer. Based on available data (USEPA 2014), this...
Neonicotinoid-Contaminated Puddles of Water Represent a Risk of Intoxication for Honey Bees
In recent years, populations of honey bees and other pollinators have been reported to be in decline worldwide. A number of stressors have been identified as potential contributing factors, including the...
A Four-Year Field Program Investigating Long-Term Effects of Repeated Exposure of Honey Bee Colonies to Flowering Crops Treated with Thiamethoxam
Neonicotinoid residues in nectar and pollen from crop plants have been implicated as one of the potential factors causing the declines of honey bee...
Dan Rather has come out with an informative, factual explanation on the status of neonicotinoids as it relates to the EPA.
full video on vimeo: http://vimeo.com/29419200
Highly recommend it!