Labeling the Garden Plants

Honey bee

Concern over the toxicity of neonicotinoid insecticides to bees is leading to changes in labeling and garden plant production. Neonicotinoids are effective against greenhouse pests such as whiteflies and thrips that can severely damage pests. Neonicotinoids, applied to soil, are taken up by the roots of plants, circulate throughout the plant and provide long term protection against pests. However, neonicotinoids can also find their way into nectar and pollen that is collected by…

Source: Living With Insects Blog

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