Neonicotinoids and bees: what's all the buzz?

Goulson, Dave (2013) Neonicotinoids and bees: what's all the buzz? Significance, 10 (3). pp. 6-11. ISSN 1740-9705

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Abstract

Neonicotinoid insecticides kill bees. Or do they? The European Union has approved a moratorium - though manufacturers say there is no evidence to implicate their product. But they demand experiments that cannot be performed, says Dave Goulson, subject their own data to no statistical analysis, and spuriously reject good evidence that does exist. So how strong is the link between these chemicals and the decline of our bees? © 2013 The Royal Statistical Society.

Item Type: Article
Schools and Departments: School of Life Sciences > Evolution, Behaviour and Environment
Depositing User: Catrina Hey
Date Deposited: 21 Nov 2014 10:23
Last Modified: 21 Nov 2014 10:23
URI: http://sro.sussex.ac.uk/id/eprint/51158
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