Pesticide Altering Genes in Honey Bees

Nature World News: According to a new study, the neonicotinoid pesticide can alter gene activity in honey bees. Neonicotinoid pesticides are a class of pesticides that are taken up by the plant and expressed via nectar. Previous research conducted on the chemical neonicotinoids had found that it causes population decline in bumble bee colonies. Bees in Europe recently won against the pesticide after the EU decided to impose a two-year ban on the pesticide in Europe from April, 2013. A ban, that some people say,......

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