Imidacloprid impairs shorter-term and longer-term learning in honey bees (Apis mellifera)

Doctoral thesis OPEN
Zhang, Erica;
(2014)
  • Publisher: eScholarship, University of California
  • Subject: Academic Dissertations
    mesheuropmc: education | fungi

Even at sublethal doses, neonicotinoids, commonly used insecticides can affect neurons involved in learning and memory, cognitive features that play a key role in colony fitness because they facilitate foraging. The commonly used neonicotinoid, imidacloprid, impairs the... View more
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