Top U.S. Bee Researcher Continues to Link Pesticides to Deaths
Evidence Points to Synthetic Nicotines
The lead bee researcher for the United States reiterated his position at a luncheon Wednesday: neonicotinoid pesticides like imidacloprid are among the root causes of colony collapse disorder of bees.
Here is our original post on Pettis’ research: http://www.safelawns.org/blog/index.php/2011/01/blockbuster-research-usda-scientist-confirms-pesticides-can-kill-bees/.
Here is the link to one of the original articles we posted on this subject more than four years ago: http://www.safelawns.org/articles/2007-09-07-Product_Puts_Beekeepers_Lawn_Growers_at_Odds.cfm.