Bees: the spreading of plant protection products authorized two hours before sunset

Bees the spreading of plant protection products authorized two hours

The government’s decision was expected after the temporary reintroduction of neonicotinoid insecticides, extremely harmful to bees, for beet cultivation. In the event of spreading, the challenge was to minimize the risks by targeting the conditions where the bees no longer forage: times during the day but also outside temperature. The Ministry of Agriculture decided by … Read more

Electronic nose on a drone sniffs out wastewater treatment plant stink

Journal Reference: Javier Burgués, María Deseada Esclapez, Silvia Doñate, Santiago Marco. RHINOS: A lightweight portable electronic nose for real-time odor quantification in wastewater treatment plants. iScience, 2021; 103371 DOI: 10.1016/j.isci.2021.103371 Conventionally, a wastewater plant’s odor is measured by dynamic olfactometry, where a human panel whiffs and analyzes bags of air collected from the plant. Although … Read more

Marine Le Pen asks Emmanuel Macron for a “moratorium on the dismantling” of the Fessenheim nuclear power plant

Marine Le Pen asks Emmanuel Macron for a moratorium on

Marine Le Pen, November 12, 2021 in Paris, during the “made in France” show. CYRIL BITTON FOR “THE WORLD” Nuclear energy has not finished being at the center of the debates of the presidential campaign. Marine Le Pen asked, Monday, November 15, that Emmanuel Macron declares a moratorium on the dismantling of the nuclear power … Read more

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