All pesticides articles – Page 4

  • Closeup view of a silk moth
    Podcast

    Bombykol

    2012-10-03T00:00:00Z

    This week's compound is a very effective chemical weapon against many insects

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    News

    Argentinean battle over agrichemical use

    2012-09-19T00:00:00Z

    Prosecutions for spraying near to residential areas sets stage for fight over pesticides

  • Business

    Brazil hits BASF with worker payout

    2012-07-06T00:00:00Z

    BASF and Shell have been ordered to pay BRL1 billion (£300 million) to compensate employees for damage to their health

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    Feature

    Feeding a growing world

    2012-06-06T00:00:00Z

    Pesticides play a vital role in food production. So do they really deserve their tarnished public image? Sarah Houlton investigates

  • Man spraying DDT mosquito control
    Podcast

    DDT

    2012-05-16T00:00:00Z

    Brian Clegg weighs out the history behind this controversial compound

  • News

    EPA blocks 2,4-D ban

    2012-04-20T00:00:00Z

    Agency turns down petition to ban widely used herbicide