Research: Neonicotinoids

Our analysis of the neonicotinoid pesticide label

How to pronounce neonicotinoid:  nēōˈnikəˌtinoid   (http://www.oxforddictionaries.com/us/definition/american_english/neonicotinoid)

Reduction in homing flights in the honey bee  Apis mellifera after a sublethal dose of neonicotinoid insecticides   http://www.bulletinofinsectology.org/pdfarticles/vol66-2013-001-009matsumoto.pdf

How do Neonicotinoids Work http://www.buzzaboutbees.net/how-do-neonicotinoids-work.html

Neonicotinid pesticides and non-target insects  http://www.buzzaboutbees.net/neonicotinoid-pesticides-and-non-target-insects.html

Santa Barbara Creeks Division discussing the detection of imidacloprid in local water sources
http://santabarbara.granicus.com/MediaPlayer.php?view_id=26&clip_id=6652

‘Neonic’ Poison Found Throughout City
Creeks Division Testing After Rains Discovers Insecticide Fatal to Bees
http://www.independent.com/news/2015/feb/09/neonic-poison-found-throughout-city/

Safety of neonicotinoids for bees and other creatures unclear: Porter
The widely published ad about neonicotinoid safety goes against warnings from scientists about harm for honeybees, other insects
http://www.thestar.com/news/world/2015/02/06/safety-of-neonicotinoids-for-bees-and-other-creatures-unclear-porter.html

The neonicotinoid pesticide imidacloprid and the dithiocarbamate fungicide mancozeb disrupt the pituitary-thyroid axis of a wildlife bird

A Survey of Imidacloprid Levels in Water Sources Potentially Frequented by Honeybees (Apis mellifera) in the Eastern USA
http://rd.springer.com/article/10.1007/s11270-014-2127-2/fulltext.html

DATA EVALUATION RECORD
HONEY BEE – FIELD TESTING FOR POLLINATORS  9141-5 (OPPTS 850.3040)
1. CHEMICAL: Clothianidin

Imidacloprid-treated seed ingestion has lethal effect on adult partridges and reduces both breeding investment and offspring immunity

New York state bans use of clothianadin (2005)

Effect of pH and Type of Formulation on the Persistence of Imidacloprid in Water

Neonicotinoid contamination of global surface waters and associated risk to aquatic invertebrates: A review

ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE, The trouble with neonicotinoids, by Francisco Sánchez-Bayo, Science 14 November 2014: Vol. 346 no. 6211 pp. 806-807 DOI: 10.1126/science.1259159 Perspective

A large-scale field study examining effects of exposure to clothianidin seed-treated canola on honey bee colony health, development, and overwintering success
https://peerj.com/articles/652/#fig-1

Evaluation of seed treatment insecticides for management of the rice water weevil, Lissorhoptrus oryzophilus Kuschel (Coleoptera: Curculionidae), in commercial rice fields in Louisiana

A review of the direct and indirect effects of nenicotinoids and fipronil on vertebrate wildlife
http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs11356-014-3180-5#page-2

Neonicotinoids interfere with specific components of navigation in honey bees
http://www.plosone.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0091364

Debunking the Latest Attempt to Defend Agrichemicals at the Cost of the Greater Good: Evidence Mounts that Neonicotinoid Insecticides Harm Bees and Beneficial Insects
http://www.cornucopia.org/2014/07/debunking-latest-attempt-defend-agrichemicals-cost-greater-good-evidence-mounts-neonicotinoid-insecticides-harm-bees-beneficial-insects/

Assessment of the environmental exposure of honeybees to particulate matter containing neonicotinoid insecticides coming from corn coated seeds.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22292570

Pesticide-laden dust emission and drift from treated seeds during seed drilling: a review.
http://www.researchgate.net/publication/235777972_Pesticide-laden_dust_emission_and_drift_from_treated_seeds_during_seed_drilling_a_review

Neonicotinoids in bees: a review on concentrations, side-effects and risk assessment
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3338325/

Insecticides Similar to Nicotine Widespread in Midwest
http://www.usgs.gov/newsroom/article.asp?ID=3941#.VDwgWxawQ9I

Detections of the Neonicotinoid Insecticide Imidacloprid in Surface Waters of Three Agricultural Regions of California, USA, 2010-2011
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22228315

Pesticides in Mississippi air and rain: A comparison between 1995 and 2007.    – GreenMedInfo Summary
http://www.greenmedinfo.com/article/pesticides-mississippi-air-and-rain-comparison-between-1995-and-2007

Neonicotinoid Concentrations in Arable Soils After Seed Treatment Applications in Preceding Years
http://smallbluemarble.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2014/06/Jones-et-al-2014.pdf

Effect of soil application of imidacloprid on survival of adult green lacewing, Chrysoperla carnea (Neuroptera: Chrysopidae), used for biological control in greenhouse

Landscape rates of soil-applied imidacloprid translocated to flowers reduces survival of Coleomegilla, Hippodameia, and Cocinella ladybeetles, but not Harmonia ladybeetles, Danaus plexippus, and Vanessa cardui, butterflies http://www.entomology.umn.edu/cues/pollinators/2013%20research%20in%20progress/2013%20June%20butterflieslady%20beetles.doc

Imidacloprid contaminates the pollen of seed-coated crops : A high risk for bees
PDF slideshow presented at Apimondia (World Bee Congress) in 2009 by Dr Bonmatin of CNRS France.

NEONICOTINOIDS: INDEX OF RELATIVE TOXICITY; WHERE DDT IS ‘INDEX ONE
This slide was presented during the APIMONDIA World Congress, in 2009 in Montpellier, France , by Dr. Bonmatin Jean-Marc, Researcher at Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique.
The data was extracted from peer-reviewed literature and is well established in the scientific literature.

No waxy residue for bees: Detecting neonicotinoid insecticides with CE-MS
http://www.separationsnow.com/details/ezine/147da282156/No-waxy-residue-for-bees-Detecting-neonicotinoid-insecticides-with-CE-MS.html?tzcheck=1

Neonic insecticides widespread in Iowa waters -study
http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/07/24/usa-agriculture-insecticides-study-idUSL2N0PZ1ZN20140724

Insecticides Similar to Nicotine Widespread in Midwest
http://www.usgs.gov/newsroom/article.asp?ID=3941#.U9F28UYRRes

Risks of large-scale use of systemic insecticides to ecosystem functioning and services
http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs11356-014-3277-x#page-1

European Food Safety Authority: clothianidin
http://www.efsa.europa.eu/en/publications.htm?text=clothianidin

Neonicotinoids appear to have devastating effects across the natural world: we need a global moratorium.
http://www.monbiot.com/2014/07/15/another-silent-spring/

Potential Exposure of Pollinators to Neonicotinoid Insecticides from the Use of Insecticide Seed Treatments in the Mid-Southern United States.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25010122

Bee-harming ‘neonicotinoid’ pesticides also hurt bird populations: study
http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2014/07/10/bee-harming-neonicotinoid-pesticides-also-hurt-bird-populations-study/

Exposure to neonicotinoids influences the motor function of adult worker honeybees
http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs10646-014-1283-x#page-1

Conclusions of the Worldwide Integrated Assessment on the risks of neonicotinoids and fipronil to biodiversity and ecosystem functioning
http://www.lpo.fr/images/Presse/cp/2014/impact_pesticides/WIA_The_following_is_a_summary_of_the_conclusions_chapter_that_will_appear_in_Environmental_Sciences_and_Pollution_Research.pdf

Delayed and time-cumulative toxicity of imidacloprid in bees, ants and termites
http://www.nature.com/srep/2014/140704/srep05566/full/srep05566.html

A review of the direct and indirect effects of neonicotinoids and fipronil on vertebrate wildlife

Systemic pesticides pose global threat to biodiversity and ecosystem services
http://www.iucn.org/?uNewsID=16025

A Critique of Dr. Richard Heintzelman, Dr. Iain D. Kelly,Dr. David L. Fischer, Dr. Christian Maus,23 May 2012 Overview of Recent Publications on Neonicotinoids and Pollinators
http://beyondpesticides.org/pollinators/documents/CritiqueofHeintzelmanetalJLF.pdf

 Is Corn Dust Killing Bees?
27 May 2014, Amy Mayer, KCUR.Org (public radio)
http://m.kcur.org/?utm_referrer=#mobile/56364

Harvard study points to neonics as cause of bee deaths
http://barrie.ctvnews.ca/harvard-study-points-to-neonicotinoids-as-cause-of-bee-deaths-1.1840869

New science on neonicotinoids
https://www.pesticideresearch.com/site/?p=10462

Influence of dinotefuran and clothianidin on a bee colony (2012) by Toshiro Yamada–Kazuko Yamada–Naoki Wada

Neonicotinoid Concentrations in Arable Soils After Seed Treatment Applications in Preceding Years
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/ps.3836/abstract

USA finally considering action over neonicotinoids, spurred on by doubts as to whether they actually work
2 June 2014, by Dave Goulson (University of Sussex blog)
http://splash.sussex.ac.uk/blog/for/dg229/2014/06/02/usa-finally-considering-action-over-neonicotinoids-spurred-on-by-doubts-as-to-whether-they-actually-work

Scientists investigating tolerance to thiamethoxam in Mid-South
http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/scientists-investigating-tolerance-thiamethoxam-mid-south

Neonicotinoid seed treatments and honey bee health

http://www.extension.org/pages/65034/neonicotinoid-seed-treatments-and-honey-bee-health#.U38wcV6aBSU

Environmental fate of soil applied neonicotinoid insecticides in an irrigated potato agrosystem

http://www.plosone.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0097081

No to Neonicotinoids at the Sale

http://www.friendsschoolplantsale.com/sites/default/files/fsps-articles-2014.pdf

Purdue expert warns of potential bee kills

http://wlfi.com/2014/05/07/purdue-expert-warns-of-potential-bee-kills/

Sub-lethal exposure to neonicotinoids impaired honey bees

winterization before proceeding to colony collapse disorder

http://www.bulletinofinsectology.org/pdfarticles/vol67-2014-125-130lu.pdf

Analysis of Neonicotinoid Pesticides in Wetland Water and Sediments by ESI-LC/MS/MS  http://www.traceorganic.com/2013/presentations/JBailey%202013_WCTOW.pdf

Detections of the Neonicotinoid Insecticide Imidacloprid in Surface Waters of Three Agricultural Regions of California, USA, 2010–2011   http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22228315

Perspectives from the Prairies: Uncovering the facts about neonicotinoid insecticides on wetland ecosystems 

Impaired Olfactory Associative Behavior of Honeybee Workers Due to Contamination of Imidacloprid in the Larval Stage

http://www.plosone.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0049472

 

Macro-Invertebrate Decline in Surface Water Polluted with Imidacloprid   http://www.plosone.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0062374

Birds, Bees, and Aquatic Life Threatened by Gross Underestimate of Toxicity of World’s Most Widely Used Pesticide    New Report Charges EPA Ignored Staff Warnings, Approved Widespread Use of Dangerous Pesticides http://www.abcbirds.org/abcprograms/policy/toxins/Neonic_FINAL.pdf

Are Neonicotinoids Killing Bees?  http://www.xerces.org/neonicotinoids-and-bees/

Beyond the Birds and the Bees: Effects of Neonicotinoids on Agriculturally Important Beneficial Invertebrates       http://www.xerces.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/09/XercesSociety_CBCneonics_sep2013.pdf

Neonicotinoids Let Virus Thrive in Bees http://www.rsc.org/chemistryworld/2013/10/neonicotinoids-let-virus-thrive-bees-colony-collapse-disorder

Lethal and sublethal effects of imidacloprid, after chronic exposure, on the insect model Drosophila melanogaster  http://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/es405331c

Chronic exposure of imidacloprid and clothianidin reduce queen survival, foraging and nectar storing in colonies of Bombus impatiens  http://conservancy.umn.edu/handle/11299/160291

Neonicotinoid Pesticides Harm Bees’ Foodgathering Ability  http://ens-newswire.com/2014/01/29/neonicotinoid-pesticides-harm-bees-foodgathering-ability/

A meta-analysis of experiments testing the effects of a neonicotinoid insecticide (imidacloprid) on honey bees  http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21080222

Field realistic doses of pesticide imidacloprid reduce bumblebee pollen foraging efficiency  http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs10646-014-1189-7#page-1

Neonicotinoid clothianidin adversely affects insect immunity and promotes replication of a viral pathogen in honey bees   http://www.pnas.org/content/early/2013/10/18/1314923110

Neonicotinoid Pesticides and Honey Bees: a fact sheet http://cru.cahe.wsu.edu/CEPublications/FS122E/FS122E.pdf

Corn Dust Consortium Final Report  http://www.pollinator.org/PDFs/CDRCfinalreport2013.pdf

Effect of the Insecticide Tanrec® on Reproduction and Vital Activity of Daphnia magna Straus in a 15_day Test  http://link.springer.com/article/10.1134/S1995082913040123#page-1

 Environmental fate of neonicotinoids: a potato case study   http://www.soils.wisc.edu/extension/wcmc/2013/pap/Huseth.pdf

Impacts of a neonicotinoid, neonicotinoid–pyrethroid premix, and anthranilic diamide insecticide on four species of turf inhabiting beneficial insects  http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24493235

“Neonics and You: Effects of Neonicotinyl Pesticides on Honey Bees, Bumblebees, and You”  

Risk posed to honeybees (Apis mellifera L, Hymenoptera) by an imidacloprid seed dressing of sunflowers  http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11455652

Cytotoxic Effects of Thiamethoxam in the Midgut and Malpighian Tubules of Africanized Apis mellifera (Hymenoptera: Apidae)  http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/jemt.22339/abstract

Field realistic doses of pesticide imidacloprid reduce bumblebee pollen foraging efficiency  http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs10646-014-1189-7#page-1

Sublethal neonicotinoid insecticide exposure reduces solitary bee reproductive success  http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/afe.12041/abstract

Neonicotinoid Myths and Flawed Arguments

http://www.buzzaboutbees.net/Neonicotinoid-Myths-And-Flawed-Arguments.html

 

 

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