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"Hidden" Pesticides on Many Seeds

News   Mar 18, 2020 | Original story from Penn State University.

 
"Hidden" Pesticides on Many Seeds

Researchers reviewed existing evidence, as well as proprietary and novel government data, on seed treatment usage and found that many farmers either did not know what pesticides were on their seeds or falsely assumed that seed treatments did not include certain pesticides. Credit: Alyssa Collins.

 
 
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