• phys.org | 11/15/2018 | Staff
    California regulators recommended new restrictions Thursday on a widely used pesticide blamed for harming the brains of babies. The Department of Pesticide Regulation issued temporary guidelines for...
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  • Mail Online | 3/9/2017 | Rory Tingle For Dailymail.com;Associated Press
    A federal appeals court ruled on Thursday that the Trump administration endangered public health by keeping a widely used pesticide on the market despite extensive scientific evidence that even tiny...
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  • phys.org | 7/9/2018 | Staff
    During more than a century of business, US agrochemical colossus Monsanto has been vilified for products critics say harm people and the environment. In the first trial of its kind, a Californian...
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  • phys.org | 3/21/2018 | Staff
    The greater the diversity of crops grown in agricultural landscapes is, the better natural predators of aphids are able to control the pests on wheat fields. This is because a varied landscape...
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  • ScienceDaily | 3/20/2018 | Staff
    Where wheat is grown on huge areas, ladybirds, spiders, hoverfly larvae and other enemies of aphids don't have enough food in spring, as the pest begins to populate the wheat fields not before May...
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  • ScienceDaily | 2/13/2018 | Staff
    As pesticides break down, substances known as nonextractable residues (NER) build up in the soil. Bound to soil particles, these may consist of harmless bacterial biomass (biogenic residues), the...
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