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How Are Children Exposed to Household Insecticides?
Activities like playing on carpets, putting toys in the mouth, and relaxing on the couch with a baby bottle are common ways for toddlers and children to spend time. Some of these activities mean that kids are more likely to be exposed to household insecticides than adults. A recent study looked at which children's activities are most closely associated with pesticide exposure and found that the amount of time young children drinking from baby bottles was linked to the amount of pesticides exposure the children received following a household insecticide treatment.
Preemergent Herbicides on Home Landscapes
In order to achieve a perfect lawn, many people use 'preemergent' herbicides. These are applied before weeds come up in the spring and prevent weed development.
Western Region of the International Plant Propagators Society Annual Meeting
Bellingham Washington, September 8-11, 2010, the Western Region of the International Plant Propagators Society hosts their annual meeting; Bold Visions for Plant Production, “Basics to Innovation”.
Colony Collapse Disorder in the Pacific Northwest
When it comes to growing food crops,the function of honeybees is necessary to plant pollination, providing a key function in the food chain. In the past few years their populations have been declining at astonishing rates.
Childhood Leukemia & Lymphoma And Pesticide Exposure
Two common childhood cancers have been linked to prenatal exposure to household pesticides according to a December 2007 study.