18 Mar '12, 12am

Study Links Honey Bee Deaths to Corn Insecticide | Care2 Causes

Study Links Honey Bee Deaths to Corn Insecticide | Care2 Causes

A new study published in the American Chemical Society’s journal of Environmental Science and Technology creates a stronger link to what many scientists have already expressed concern over ; the relationship between insecticides and mass die offs of honey bees. Since seed coating with neonicotinoid insecticides was introduced in the late 1990s, European beekeepers have reported severe colony losses in the period of corn sowing (spring), according to researchers. The study, entitled Assessment of the Environmental Exposure of Honeybees to Particulate Matter Containing Neonicotinoid Insecticides Coming from Corn Coated Seeds, focused on the technology used to plant the seeds and the use of neonicotinoid insecticides coated on corn seeds, which are commonly used because they’re believed to be less toxic to non-target animals. Scientists believe the mass die offs may be caused...

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