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European Pesticide Rules Promote Resistance, Researchers Warn

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Science  23 Jan 2009:
Vol. 323, Issue 5913, pp. 450
DOI: 10.1126/science.323.5913.450

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Despite intense opposition from farmer groups and scientists, the European Parliament voted last week to approve new regulations that could ultimately outlaw up to one-quarter of the pesticides on the European market.