|Hoary bees forage on a squash flower.|
Tuesday, 27 August 2019
Wild ground-nesting bees might be exposed to lethal levels of neonics in soil.
In a first-ever study investigating the risk of neonicotinoid insecticides to ground-nesting bees, University of Guelph researchers have discovered hoary squash bees are being exposed to lethal levels of the chemicals in the soil. Story here.