Bees May Be Addicted To Nectar Containing Pesticides

April 26, 2015 5:47 AM

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The chances of bees being exposed to high levels of pesticides are high, according to a recent study.

Researchers at Newcastle University and Trinity College Dublin found that this is because bees are attracted to nectar containing common pesticides. They also found that buff-tailed bumblebees and honeybees could not taste the three most commonly used neonicotinoid pesticides and so did not avoid th...

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