Pesticides - reducing damage to honey bees

Summary

Pesticides are used in agriculture, horticulture and in field and forest situations to control a wide range of insect pests and weeds. About 50 pesticides that are registered in NSW have been identified as toxic to bees and are used in situations where bees may come into contact with them.

Practices to minimise damage to honey bees from pesticides are essential components in programs developed by persons applying pesticides and by beekeepers operating apiaries in areas where pesticides are applied..

This primefact details practices that should be used by persons applying pesticides and by beekeepers operating apiaries in areas where pesticides are applied to minimise damage to honey bees.




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Primefact 148 Second Edition

Published: 01 Jul 2015