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Cathryn

Interesting research.

Reported in the Farmers Weekly - the combination of pesticides appears to increase the risk to bees.

http://www.fwi.co.uk/Articles/22/10/2012/135846/Cocktail-of-pesticides-increases-bee-deaths-says-study.htm
Jamanda

Who'd have thunk it?
Cathryn

Well Syngenta didn't for one. Smile
Nature'sgrafter

There have been several study's that have indicated the same thing but they seem to not be taken seriously (probably too expensive to admit the problem)
mochasidamo

Going back to the original papers is always vital...but the take home message here is centred on the fact that the bees were force fed a diet of insecticide for four weeks ...hardly realistic!
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