Bee Health [electronic resource] : The Role of Pesticides
- Corporate Author:
- Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service. Resources, Science, and Industry Division
- [Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], 2015.
- Physical Description:
- 1 online resource (47 pages), digital, PDF file
- Addresses what role, if any, pesticides play in influencing the health and wellness of bees, summarizing selected scientific literature. Provides general information about the nature of pesticides, pesticide uses, and pesticide regulation in the U.S., as well as more specific information about the registration status of a class of pesticides known as neonicotinoids, which have been implicated in some studies concerning honey bee colony declines. Describes range of options to address pesticide exposure by bees, including implementing best management practices regarding pesticide use and applications. Discusses Federal agency efforts, other ongoing efforts, and legal and other actions by interest groups to address bee health.
- Related Titles:
- ProQuest U.S. Congressional Research Digital Collection
- CRS Report. and Record is based on bibliographic data in ProQuest U.S. Congressional Research Digital Collection (last viewed Mar. 2015). Reuse except for individual research requires license from ProQuest, LLC.
- Technical Details:
- System requirements: PDF reader software.
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