Tuesday, 27 August 2019

Wild ground-nesting bees might be exposed to lethal levels of neonics in soil.


ScienceDaily
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.
Hoary bees forage on a squash flower.
Ilona Loser

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