Neonicotinoids in Quebec, PowerPoint from Government of Quebec

From PPt presentation from Government of Quebec:

In 2012, 100% of water samples analyzed (from puddles in treated fields): 100% contained chlothianidin and 60% contained thiamethosam residues.

In 2013, 87% of water samples analyzed contained chlothianidin and 73% contained thiamethoxam residues.

Impact of insecticide seed treatments on soil pest insects and agronomic parameters in grain corn production (CEROM) Season 1 results: No increased yield with the use of coated seeds.

Clothianidin, thiamethoxam and imadacloprid found in Quebec watercourses.  

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