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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.htmno smilies
Jamanda

Who'd have thunk it?no smilies
Cathryn

Well Syngenta didn't for one. :)no smilies
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)no smilies
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!no smilies
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