Side effects manual for the integrated use in horticulture of pesticides and biological control organisms or pollinators.
The side effects that plant protection products have on BCOs are classified -according to the IOBC- in four categories:
|1||Harmless||< 25% deaths|
|2||Slightly toxic||25-50% deaths|
|3||Moderately toxic||50-75% deaths|
Side effects in bumblebees (Bombus spp.) are also classified in four categories:
|○||Compatible with bumblebees.|
|۸||Cover the hive.|
|->||Remove the hive before using the product, and introduce it again after the persistence time (in brackets).|
|×||Incompatible with bumblebees.|
(N°) The amount in brackets indicates the persistence of weeks for auxiliary insects, in days, for the bumblebees.
(*) Not enough field experience about the product.
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Agrobio SL declines any responsibility on the use and application of this manual, as well as the loss or damages as a consequence of the use of the here mentioned products. It is very important to read the labels of the plant protection products before using them in the crops. Warning: registered products for crops protection are different in other countries. Please respect the legal local regulations.