Pesticide Adjuvant Opens The Door To Deadly Bee Virus

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Lola Gayle, STEAM Register An agricultural chemical used to boost the performance of pesticides - once thought to be harmless - has been found to make honey bee larvae significantly more susceptible to the deadly Black Queen Cell Virus (BQCV), which primarily attacks developing queens. The chemical in question is the organosilicone adjuvant known as Sylgard…