Widespread use and frequent detection of neonicotinoid insecticides in wetlands of Canada's Prairie Pothole Region.

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Main, Anson R.; Headley, John V.; Peru, Kerry M.; Michel, Nicole L.; Cessna, Allan J.; Morrissey, Christy A.;
(2014)
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science (PLoS)
  • Journal: PLoS ONE,volume 9,issue 3 (issn: 1932-6203, eissn: 1932-6203)
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  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC3966823, doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0092821
  • Subject: Toxicology | Research Article | Biology and Life Sciences | Earth Sciences | Freshwater Environments | Ecology and Environmental Sciences | Medicine | Freshwater Ecology | Agriculture | Q | Ecology | Marine and Aquatic Sciences | R | Agrochemicals | Pesticides | Science | Spatial and Landscape Ecology | Aquatic Environments

Neonicotinoids currently dominate the insecticide market as seed treatments on Canada's major Prairie crops (e.g., canola). The potential impact to ecologically significant wetlands in this dominantly agro-environment has largely been overlooked while the distribution o... View more
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