Low level herbicide use can damage potato reproduction
... States to determine potential ecological risks from chemical pesticides to nontarget
plants requires two tests, both of which use immature plants. Protection ... OR in support of pesticide registration requirements for the protection of nontarget
plants from pesticides under the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and ...
New study raises concerns about proposed mitigation strategy for marine bycatch
... stumbling block is that bycatch typically involves a large variety of nontarget
species, whereas compensatory mitigation actions are likely to affect only ... bycatch is not a single-species problem," Finkelstein said. "So many nontarget
species are caught in a given fishery that mitigating the effects on one ...
Predicting the perfect predator
... enemy didnt accompany it.
Davis says there are some concerns among ecologists about biological control because of the risk of negative effects on nontarget
species. But when you have invasive plant species covering very large acreages its almost impossible to manage by hand, he said. There are herbicides ...
Researchers help develop pest-resistant eggplant for South Asia
... whether the Bt eggplant cross pollinates with other eggplants in the field and how far the Bt plants should be from other eggplant fields; whether nontarget
insect populations are affected in the long term; and how yields compare with those of other eggplant varieties.
It is estimated that the Bt ...
New study finds genetically engineered crops could play a role in sustainable agriculture
... many individual experiments can provide a greater understanding of a complex issue. The project is enhanced by the creation of a public database, nontarget
Effects of Bt Crops, developed by NCEAS ecoinformatics expert, Jim Regetz, that will allow other scientists to conduct congruent analyses.”
Roundup®highly lethal to amphibians, finds University of Pittsburgh researcher
... in the United States, is "extremely lethal" to amphibians. This field experiment is one of the most extensive studies on the effects of pesticides on nontarget
organisms in a natural setting, and the results may provide a key link to global amphibian declines.
In a paper titled "The Impact of Insecticides ...