neonicotinoid - definition and synonyms


or neonic

  1.   From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    a type of insecticide used in farming that is believed to be harmful to bees

    Neonicotinoids are banned in several countries due to links with bee deaths.

    The bees were isolated in boxes and given an untreated sugar solution containing the neonics.

    Submitted from United Kingdom on 03/05/2016