Pesticide found to reduce fertility in blue orchard bee

A pair of researchers at the University of California, Davis has found that the neonicotinoid pesticide imidacloprid can reduce fertility rates in the blue orchard bee. In their paper published in Proceedings of the National ...

Chemists discover faster-acting forms of insecticide imidacloprid

Scientists have developed seven crystal forms of imidacloprid—one of the world's most widely used insecticides—in an effort to sharply reduce its environmental impact, according to a study published in the Journal of ...