Content tagged "pesticides"

Pesticides Applied to Crops and Honey Bee Toxicity

Bee Health Updated: November 02, 2015

Are crop pesticides a problem for honey bees?

6 Reasons Why Wasp Spray is Not a Substitute for Pepper Spray

Pest Management In and Around Structures Updated: September 28, 2015

Gun violence this fall at schools and colleges across the nation helps keep a contemporary legend alive. One version of the legend tells of a church...

How does Integrated Pest Management work?

Pest Management In and Around Structures Updated: September 03, 2015

IPM is not a single pest control method but, rather, a series of pest management evaluations, decisions and controls. In practicing IPM, people who are aware...

How to Bug Proof Your Home

More than 95 percent of insects that have been identified are either harmless or beneficial to humans. They live in an environment that is delicately...

ABRC2010 A Test for Sub-acute Effects of Some Commonly Used Bee Hive Chemicals

Bee Health Updated: August 13, 2013

The following was presented at the 2010 American Bee Research Conference in Orlando, FL.6. Delaplane, K.S. & J.A. Berry – A TEST FOR SUB-LETHAL EFFECTS OF...

ABRC2010 Drug Interactions Between In-hive Miticides and Fungicides in Honey Bees

Bee Health Updated: August 13, 2013

The following was presented at the 2010 American Bee Research Conference in Orlando, FL.17. Johnsonc, R., L. Petersc, B. Siegfriedd & M.D. Ellisc – DRUG...

What is a pesticide?

Science for Youth Updated: February 06, 2012

A  pesticide is a chemical that is used to kill or control a pest .  The term pest refers to any organism that bothers humans or hinders their activities....

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