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Impacts of neonicotinoid use on long-term population changes in wild bees in England

Published on Aug 16, 2016in Nature Communications11.878
· DOI :10.1038/NCOMMS12459
Ben A. Woodcock35
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Nick J. B. Isaac38
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+ 4 AuthorsRichard F. Pywell43
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Abstract
Neonicotinoid as insecticide on oilseed rape can reduce bee colony density, but its effect at a large geographical scale is unclear. This study describes 18-year long wild bee tracking data in England and show neonicotinoid use is correlated with wild bee population declines at real landscape scales.
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