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Neonicotinoid insecticides probably not driving monarch butterfly declines, study finds

Paola Olaya-Arenas | 
The long-term decline of monarch butterflies has been attributed to loss of their milkweed (Asclepias sp.) host-plants after the introduction ...

Organic farming’s positive impact on bees may be ‘overestimated,’ new study suggests

Sonja Pfister et al | 
Intensive agricultural landscapes can be hostile for bees due to a lack of floral and nesting resources, and due to ...
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New studies questioning safety of GMO corn ‘contain serious flaws,’ experts say

Two -omics studies on genetically modified maize and Roundup-fed rats, recently published in the journal Scientific Reports, contain serious flaws ...

CRISPR could efficiently improve difficult-to-breed oilseed crops, study shows

Hong Yang et al. | 
CRISPR/Cas9 is a valuable tool for both basic and applied research that has been widely applied to different plant species ...
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Lab study shows ‘no impact’ of thiamethoxam neonicotinoid pesticide exposure on mature bumblebees

Dara Stanley, Nigel Raine | 
In this experiment, we chronically exposed whole mature bumblebee (Bombus terrestris) colonies to field-realistic levels of the neonicotinoid thiamethoxam (2.4ppb ...
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Exposure to two neonicotinoids may reduce egg laying by queen honey bees

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Overwhelming evidence now suggests ...
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