K arsten Liber
University of Saskatchewan
FaunaLeaching (agriculture)PesticideNeonicotinoidSurface runoff
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article i nfo Neonicotinoids, broad-spectrum systemic insecticides, are the fastest growing class of insecticides world- wide and are now registered for use on hundreds of field crops in over 120 different countries. The environ- mental profile of this class of pesticides indicate that they are persistent, have high leaching and runoff potential, and are highly toxic to a wide range of invertebrates. Therefore,neonicotinoids represent a signif- icant risk to surface waters and the diverse aquati...
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