Neonicotinoid Conference Notes and Presentations Now Available!

Wednesday, September 9, 2015 the California Center for Urban Horticulture hosted a conference on the effects of Neonicotoids with the theme of : Truth or Myth? Neonicotinoids and Their Impact on Pollinators: What is the ScienceBased Research?
The results of the conference can be found on there FBook and host site.  The conference presented a wide range of views and in the end focused on the idea of fact based discussions re neonicotinoids in the broader context of science based research and fact finding not hīˈpərbəlē/ found in many of the discussions we see on the internet and mis-informed media outlets.

Neonicotinoid Conference Notes and Presentations Now Available!

Coming soon, photos on our facebook page!

Click on a Topic name to view a summary of that presentation:

Overview of Current Use of Neonicotinoids and the Role of Pollinators in California Agriculture

Dr. Michael Parrella, Professor & Chair – Department of Entomology and Nematology  UC Davis

California Pesticide Regulation of Neonicotinoids

Brian Leahy, Director-CA Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR)

Neonicotinoid Risks Associated with Invasive Species Management

Nick Condos, Director-CA Dept. of Food and Agriculture, Plant Health Division

Trends in Neonicotinoid Usage in CA Agriculture Invasive Species Control

      Dr. Karen Jetter, Associate Project Economist – UC Agricultural Issues Center

“Past” Neonicotinoid & Pollinator Research and Reference Listing

Margaret “Rei” Scampavia, Doctorial Candidate– Department of Entomology and Nematology , UC Davis

“Current” Neonicotinoid & Bee Research

Dr. Elina Lastro Niño, Extension Apiculturist – Department of Entomology and Nematology, UC Davis

Panel on Neonicotinoid Issues and Concerns

– Nasser Dean, Bayer CropScience
– Aaron Dillion, CA Assoc. of Nurseries and Garden Centers & Four Winds Growers