Episode 81: Tim Fredricks & Dan Schmehl - Evaluating the Effects of Pesticides on Beneficial Insects and the Environment
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Bringing a new pesticide to market involves years of research and huge capital investments. As environmental toxicologists with Bayer Crop Science, Dr. Tim Fredricks and Dr. Dan Schmehl study the effects of these products on the environment to ensure that adverse effects are minimized. In this episode we discuss the process of evaluating new crop protection products with greater specificity to control target pests while minimizing harm to other organisms.
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