Neonicotinoid seed treatments provide little benefit to crops, US pressure group claims

Controversy has raged for some time over neonicotinoid pesticides' allegedly harmful effect on pollinating insects, leading to an EU ban on three such compounds used as seed treatments in arable crops last year.

Bumblebee on oilseed rape - image:Dean Morley
Bumblebee on oilseed rape - image:Dean Morley

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