2 Mar 2016

Sleepy Bees - Elodie Urlacher

From Jesse Mulligan, 1–4pm, 3:21 pm on 2 March 2016

Could even very small doses of a common pesticide be harming honeybees? New research from University of Otago scientists shows bees suffer learning and memory problems after being exposed to very small doses of chlorpyrifos, which is used around the world to protect food crops against insects and mites. Dr Elodie Urlacher is the lead author of the study, which appears in the Journal of Chemical Ecology.

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