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  2. Phys.Org

    Correctly used neonics do not adversely affect honeybee colonies...
    The three most widely used neonicotinoid pesticides for flowering crops pose no risk to honeybee colonies when used correctly as seed treatments, according to ...

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  3. MSUToday

    Refining pesticides to kill pests, not bees
    Science Daily
    For the current study, the team focused on a longstanding enigma that bumble bees and honey bees are highly sensitive to most pyrethroids, but they were resistant to tau-fluvalinate. Currently, tau-fluvalinate is widely used to control agricultural ...
    Refining pesticides to kill pests, not bees | MSUToday | Michigan...MSUToday
    New Pesticides Could Target Specific InsectsR & D Magazine

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  4. swissinfo.ch

    Swiss bee expert laments exaggerated focus on insecticides - SWI...
    The amount of time researchers dedicate to insecticides known as neonicotinoids is disproportionate, compared to the efforts invested in combating the honey ...

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  5. Irish Times

    Ireland set to back EU ban on bee-hazardous pesticides
    Irish Times
    In spite of opposition from the UK and Ireland, the EU in 2013 banned three neonicotinoids for use on certain crops such as oilseed rape after authorities identified risks to honey bees. “The EFSA is engaged in an ongoing review of neonicotinoid uses ...

  6. Genetic Literacy Project

    Neonicotinoid insecticide has 'no adverse effects' on honeybee colony health, meta-analysis finds
    Genetic Literacy Project
    A quantitative weight of evidence (QWoE) methodology was used to assess higher-tier studies on the effects of imidacloprid (IMI) on honeybees. Assessment endpoints were population size and viability of commercially managed bees and quantity of hive ...