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Native Pollinator Exposure Risk to Neonicotinoids in Prairie Strips

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Neonicotinoids were not detected in native prairie plants placed next to agricultural fields several years after discontinuation of neonicotinoid seed treatment. Sampling flume and attached rain gage used by the scientists to sample surface water runoff in a riparian strip adjacent to a corn field. The field in the background had a history of being planted with neonicotinoid-treated seeds.


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