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A nation-wide survey of neonicotinoid insecticides in agricultural land with implications for agri-environment schemes.

Published online: 23 Aug 2020

Authors: Humann-Guilleminot, S. & Binkowski, Ł. J. & Jenni, L. & Hilke, G. & Glauser, G. & Helfenstein, F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Neonicotinoids are the most widely used class of insecticides globally. However, the link between farming practices and the extent of contamination of...

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Planting of neonicotinoid-treated maize poses risks for honey bees and other non-target organisms over a wide area without consistent crop yield benefit.

Published online: 22 Nov 2017

Authors: Krupke, C. H. & Holland, J. D. & Long, E. Y. & Eitzer, B. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Neonicotinoid insecticides are routinely used as seed treatments on most grain and oilseed crops in the USA, yet the extent and likelihood of spread o...

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Sulfoxaflor exposure reduces egg laying in bumblebees Bombus terrestris.

Published online: 05 Sep 2020

Authors: Siviter, H. & Horner, J. & Brown, M. J. F. & Leadbeater, E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Sulfoximine-based insecticides, such as sulfoxaflor, are of increasing global importance and have been registered for use in 81 countries, offering a ...

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An overview of the environmental risks posed by neonicotinoid insecticides.

Published online: 31 Jul 2013

Authors: Goulson, D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Neonicotinoids are now the most widely used insecticides in the world. They act systemically, travelling through plant tissues and protecting all part...

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Ecological impacts of pesticide seed treatments on arthropod communities in a grain crop rotation.

Published online: 09 Dec 2020

Authors: Dubey, A. & Lewis, M. T. & Dively, G. P. & Hamby, K. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

While many studies have investigated non-target impacts of neonicotinoid seed treatments (NSTs), they usually take place within a single crop and focu...

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Negative effects of neonicotinoids on male honeybee survival, behaviour and physiology in the field.

Published online: 16 Dec 2021

Authors: Straub, L. & Villamar-Bouza, L. & Bruckner, S. & Chantawannakul, P. & Kolari, E. & Maitip, J. & Vidondo, B. & Neumann, P. & Williams, G. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Agricultural chemicals such as neonicotinoid insecticides are believed to be one important factor responsible for the recent reduction in health of po...

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Neonicotinoid insecticide travels through a soil food chain, disrupting biological control of non-target pests and decreasing soya bean yield.

Published online: 25 Feb 2015

Authors: Douglas, M. R. & Rohr, J. R. & Tooker, J. F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Neonicotinoids are the most widely used insecticides world-wide, but their fate in the environment remains unclear, as does their potential to influen...

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Investigating the impacts of field-realistic exposure to a neonicotinoid pesticide on bumblebee foraging, homing ability and colony growth.

Published online: 28 Sep 2016

Authors: Stanley, D. A. & Russell, A. L. & Morrison, S. J. & Rogers, C. & Raine, N. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The ability to forage and return home is essential to the success of bees as both foragers and pollinators. Pesticide exposure may cause behavioural c...

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Quantifying the impact of pesticides on learning and memory in bees.

Published online: 29 May 2019

Authors: Siviter, H. & Koricheva, J. & Brown, M. J. F. & Leadbeater, E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Most insecticides are insect neurotoxins. Evidence is emerging that sublethal doses of these neurotoxins are affecting the learning and memory of both...

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Influence of combined pesticide and parasite exposure on bumblebee colony traits in the laboratory.

Published online: 02 Apr 2014

Authors: Fauser-Misslin, A. & Sadd, B. M. & Neumann, P. & Sandrock, C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Pollinating insects provide vital ecosystem services of enormous importance for economies and biodiversity. Yet, there is a concerning global trend of...

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