Pesticide reduces bumblebee colony initiation & increases probability of population extinction.

Pollinators are in global decline and agricultural pesticides are a potential driver of this. Recent studies have suggested that pesticides may significantly impact bumblebee colonies—an important and declining group of pollinators.

by: Gemma L. Baron, Vincent A. A. Jansen, Mark J. F. Brown and Nigel E. Raine

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