Is nicotine killing bees? I think it’s pretty obvious that pesticides are harmful to bees…I mean that’s what pesticides were designed to do (KILL INSECTS). I’m not a fan…

The pesticides, based on the chemistry of nicotine, are generically called neonicotinoids. They are applied to seeds of crops like corn and soybeans. When the plants grow, the pesticides, which have been marketed under the names Clothianidin and Imidacloprid, permeate all of the plants’ systems.

Is nicotine killing bees? I think it’s pretty obvious that pesticides are harmful to bees…I mean that’s what pesticides were designed to do (KILL INSECTS). I’m not a fan…

The pesticides, based on the chemistry of nicotine, are generically called neonicotinoids. They are applied to seeds of crops like corn and soybeans. When the plants grow, the pesticides, which have been marketed under the names Clothianidin and Imidacloprid, permeate all of the plants’ systems.

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