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Weed killers should be redesigned to save bumblebees – Phys.org

A new study by researchers at Royal Holloway has concluded that weed killers, bought by many households across the country and used in agriculture, could easily…

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A new study by researchers at Royal Holloway has concluded that weed killers, bought by many households across the country and used in agriculture, could easily be redesigned to be more bumblebee friendly by changing ingredients and therefore saving the lives of bees.
Ph.D. student, Ed Straw, and Masters Degree student Edward Carpentier, alongside Professor Mark Brown, all from the Centre for Ecology, Evolution and Behavior in the Department of Biological Sciences at Royal Holloway, researched the…

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