Fight for return of neonicotinoid seed treatments, growers urged

Tasker, Johann
April 2015
Farmers Weekly;4/24/2015, Issue 1000, p1
Trade Publication
The article reports on struggle made by growers in Great Britain to remove ban of neonicotinoid seed treatments for oilseed rape crops in Great Britain. Topics include views of the National Farmers Union's crops board chairman Mike Hambly for the same, impact of neonicotinoid pesticides on pollinators & natural pest control by the European Academies Science Advisory Council and ban on neonicotinoid pesticides such as thiamethoxam, imidacloprid and clothianidin by the European Commission.


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