Searched for: Pesticides

15 submissions found.

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4/6/2021 5:30:00 PM -

Mongabay https://news.mongabay.com/2021/04/east-africa-deploys-huge-volumes-of-highly-hazardous-pesticides-against-locust-plague/ by Leopold Salzenstein on 1 April 2021

  • More than 95% of pesticides now being used in East Africa to fight locust swarms …
Found: 'pesticides' and inferring: 'pesticide'
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4/3/2021 6:53:00 PM -

The Guardian https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2021/apr/01/toxic-impact-of-pesticides-on-bees-has-doubled-study-shows

Analysis contradicts claims that the environmental impact of pesticides is falling, say scientists.

The toxic impact of …

Found: 'pesticides' and inferring: 'pesticide'
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12/26/2020 9:41:05 AM -

Phys.Org https://phys.org/news/2020-12-pesticide-nanoparticles.html

by University of Fribourg Researchers at the Adolphe Merkle Institute and the Department of Biology at the University of Fribourg have discovered how certain silica nanoparticles …

Found: 'pesticides' and inferring: 'pesticide'
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7/31/2019 2:22:48 PM -

Nature https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-019-46688-6

AbstractPesticides are commonly used in food crop production systems to control crop pests and diseases and ensure maximum yield with high market value. However, the accumulation of these …

Found: 'pesticides' and inferring: 'pesticide'
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6/21/2019 12:00:00 AM -

Phys.Org https://phys.org/news/2019-06-route-nutrient-delivery.html

by Alexandra George, Carnegie Mellon University, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Agriculture around the globe requires new solutions for food and water sustainability …
Found: 'pesticides' and inferring: 'pesticide'
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5/23/2019 12:00:00 AM -
Found: 'pesticides' and inferring: 'pesticide'
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4/27/2019 6:07:03 AM -

Science Magazine https://www.sciencemag.org/news/2019/04/sticky-proteins-could-protect-crops-more-safely-chemical-pesticides

Now, researchers have devised a stickier approach to protecting plants, one that could be applied less frequently than …

Found: 'pesticides' and inferring: 'pesticide'
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4/4/2019 9:22:13 AM -
SciDevNet https://www.scidev.net/global/biodiversity/opinion/act-fast-to-halt-the-decline-of-insect-numbers.html
Speed read
  • Insects disappearing eight times faster than mammals
  • Decline fuelled by destructive dynamic in pesticide use
  • Action needed as …
Found: 'pesticides' and inferring: 'pesticide'
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3/25/2019 7:24:58 AM -

The Japan Times https://www.democracynow.org/2019/3/22/headlines/china_pesticide_plant_explosion_kills_47

SHANGHAI - An explosion at a pesticide plant in eastern China has killed 47

people and injured more than 600, state media said on Friday, …

Found: 'pesticides' and inferring: 'pesticide'
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1/5/2019 4:51:29 PM -
Africanews.com
http://www.africanews.com/2019/01/04/bolivia-s-bee-population-threatened-by-coca-farmers-excessive-use-of-pesticides/

Exalto Mamani, a coca leaf grower, sprays his fields in the Nor Yungas region of Bolivia with pesticides. The practice …

Found: 'pesticides' and inferring: 'pesticide'