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Two neonicotinoid insecticides may have inadvertent contraceptive

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A study from the University of Bern has shown that two neonicotinoid insecticides - thiamethoxam and clothianidin - may have inadvertent contraceptive ...

Previous studies have shown how neonicotinoids reduce the number bumblebees queens produced

Bombus Terrestris Bee. Credit: Royal Holloway, University of London

Scientists are figuring out how neonicotinoids could ...

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Two neonicotinoid insecticides may have inadvertent contraceptive effects on male honey bees

The Institute of Bee Health at the University of Bern, Switzerland has carried out a study to explore the effects of two popular neonicotinoids, ...

Honeybee sperm suffer at hands of contraceptive insecticides

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Scientists say no doubt neonicotinoid pesticides are killing birds, bees

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Neonicotinoid coatings on corn and soybean seeds reduce populations of predatory insects, like this tiger beetle (Cicindela sexguttata), ...

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Two neonicotinoid insecticides may have inadvertent contraceptive effects on male honey bees

Widespread neonicotinoid use may have "inadvertent contraceptive effects" on bees which provide fertilisation

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Neonics as inadvertent contraceptives | Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B: Biological Sciences

Abstract: There is clear evidence for sublethal effects of neonicotinoid insecticides on non-target ecosystem service-providing insects.

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Are Neonicotinoids Impacting Bee Sperm

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Two neonicotinoid insecticides may have inadvertent contraceptive effects on male honey bees - University of Bern

Slugs were unaffected by neonicotinoid insecticides ...

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Neonicotinoids and insect pollinators | Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B: Biological Sciences

Neonicotinoid impacts on bumblebees | Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B: Biological Sciences

Neonicotinoids & pollinating insects | Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B: Biological Sciences

Common Pesticides Act as Contraceptives for Drone Honeybees

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Immunosuppression in Honeybee Queens by the Neonicotinoids Thiacloprid and Clothianidin | Scientific Reports

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From Science Daily When a queen has sex with many different partners, it can increase her risk of infection with venereal disease. It can…

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The study aim was to assess the potential effects of oilseed rape grown from clothianidin-

Figure 4. A marked queen returning to the entrance of a baby mating nucleus hive. +2

Geoffrey Rhys Williams | Ph.D. | Auburn University, AL | AU | Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology | ResearchGate

Exposure to neonicotinoids differentially affected hemocyte subclasses. (a–e) Queen hemocytes showing staining of the filamentous actin cytoskeleton (red: ...

Efforts to create pesticides that are not toxic to bees have been boosted by a scientific breakthrough.

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Neonicotinoid exposure reduced antimicrobial activity of hemolymph. The hemolymph inhibited the growth of grampostive bacteria (Micrococcus flavus) on agar ...

... widely used on crops—such as almonds, wine grapes and tree fruits—to boost the performance of pesticides, makes honey bee larvae significantly ...

Since 2007, researchers have increased their efforts to find a cause for the Colony Collapse Disorder (CCD) phenomena. The issue is diverse and complex, ...

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Pesticide manufacturers' own tests reveal serious harm to honeybees

EU criticised for 'emergency authorisations' of banned bee-harming pesticide

Ottawa has proposed limiting the use of bee-killing insecticides, but environmentalists want them completely banned.

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Flight of the honeybee | Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B: Biological Sciences

Minnesota Cracks Down On Neonic Pesticides, Promising Aid To Bees

Leading insecticide cuts bee sperm by almost 40%

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Study Shows Pesticides Could Reduce Bee Sperm | NRDC

Two neonicotinoid insecticides may have inadvertent contraceptive effects on male honey bees

Use of a class of insecticides, called neonicotinoids ...

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Figure 2. Queen oviposition and survival after 4 weeks. ( a ) Percent of

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Royal Jelly Isn't What Makes a Queen Bee a Queen Bee

Frequency of control and neonicotinoid honeybee (Apis mellifera) queens mated by. Neonicotinoid pesticides can ...

Cardiff University launches scheme to find out

Europe poised for total ban on bee-harming pesticides

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Figure 1. Queen survival after 4 weeks. Percent honey bee queens that were alive

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2. Kaplan–Meier survival curve of the experimental honey bee workers at

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Exposure to thiacloprid or clothianidin reduced melanisation response. The seven day-exposure of young honeybee queens to thiacloprid ((a); control: n = 20, ...

Fig. 1. Kaplan–Meier survival curve of the experimental honey bee (Apis

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New Zealand Features Honey Bee on World's First Silver Hexagonal Coin with Resin Inclusion | Coin Update

Sweet success: how bees choose which pollen to collect

Bees in front of a bee house. Credit: Bayer Bee Care Center

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Are city moths starting to avoid lights?

Insecticide modulates insect olfaction | Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B: Biological Sciences

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Honeybee field exposure to pesticides | Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B: Biological Sciences

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Lars Straub | Ph.D. Biomedical Science | Vetsuisse University of Berne | ResearchGate

Study: Pesticides Harm Bees

The morphological characteristics ...