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New pesticides killing honeybees worldwide

January 21st, 2011 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 21 (IANS) A new generation of pesticides could explain why honeybees are vanishing worldwide.According to a study, the chemicals, which are routinely used on farms and garden centres, attack the ... Read more...

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High ozone depletes productivity in oil seed rape plants

June 29th, 2009 - 4:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 29 (ANI): A new research indicates that high ozone conditions causes a 30 percent decrease in yield and an increase in the concentration of a group of toxic compounds within ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Oil seed rape could help clean up contaminated soils

September 10th, 2008 - 3:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 10 (ANI): Scientists have determined that oil seed rape grown for biofuel in Ireland could help clean up contaminated soils.Using plants to help clean up heavily polluted soils has ... Read more...

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