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Neonicotinoids: Foliar Spray Uses Confirmed as a Risk to Bees

Ban on Outdoor Use of Neonicotinoid Pesticides Clothianidin, Thiamethoxam and Imidacloprid Approved by EU Member States – The neonicotinoids will “… only be allowed in permanent greenhouses where no contact with bees is expected … The Regulation will now be adopted by the European Commission in the coming weeks and become applicable by the end of the year …”

 

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