Flea beetle on oilseed rape seedling © Oli Hill© Oli Hill
A ban on neonicotinoid pesticides could be extended across all crops – not just crops such as oilseed rape, it has emerged. Neonicotinoids could be “banned from all fields across Europe” under draft proposals from the European commission, according to a report by The Guardian. The newspaper said it has seen documents described as the first indication the commission wants neonicotinoids banned completely because of the risks posed to bees. See also: EU food watchdog delays neonicotinoid review “A ban […]
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