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We were excited by the discovery that what we found in the model plant Arabidopsis also holds true for both crop plants, such as oilseed rape, as well as non-domesticated species from the Brassicaceae family," Kumar said.
N, P, and K are considered to be critical being the crucial part of harvest yield and nutritious values of the oilseed rape yield.
The results demonstrate that the previously authorized seed treatment of oilseed rape with clothianidin does not harm colonies of honey bees and other bee species.
The research looked at changes in occurrence of 62 species with oilseed rape cropping patterns between 1994 and 2011, examining data from 31,818 surveys across more than 4,000 square kilometres of land.
They found that "wild bee species that forage on oilseed rape were three times as negatively affected by exposure to neonicotinoids than non-foragers.
By 2011, the proportion of UK oilseed rape seeds treated with them was 83 percent, according to the researchers leading this latest study.
The pesticides have been banned by the european Union for crops such as oilseed rape, amid concerns over harmful impacts on bees, such as damaging their ability to forage and navigate, and colony growth.
Last year, the Government approved the use of "neonics" on up to 5% of oilseed rape crops or around 74,000 acres sown in the summer and autumn, after turning down an application for much more widespread use.
The following updated statement will now appear on the label : "Do not remove oilseed rape straw from the field unless it is to be used for burning for heat or electricity production.
Johan Andersson, head of Lantmannen's agriculture sector, noted that his firm would continue breeding winter and spring wheat, spring barley, oats, triticale, spring oilseed rape, forage crops, willow and potatoes in Sweden and Holland.
The study, financed from the Seventh Framework Programme, argues that recent reforms to the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) have resulted in "significantly increased farmgate prices for many subsidised crops, notably oilseed rape, where prices have risen by an average of 65% between 2005 and 2010".
I hadn't experienced these symptoms as a young child--it all started when the fields near our house began to be used for oilseed rape production rather than wheat.