graph of neonicotinoid usage

graph of neonicotinoid usage

graph of crops using neonicotinoids

The team found that in 2000, less than 5 percent of soybean acres and less than 30 percent of corn acres were treated with an insecticide, but by 2011, at least a third of all soybean acres and at least 79 percent of all corn acres were planted with neonicotinoid-coated seed, constituting a significant expansion in insecticide use.

IMAGE: John Tooker and Maggie Douglas, Penn State, with permission from the American Chemical Society