Historical Pesticide Overview

In 1983, USDA bee researcher Eric Erickson, along with Barbara Erickson and Peter Flottum, wrote an extended series of articles on pesticides and honey bees which I feel are still appropriate today.  I wish to than ABJ editor Joe Graham for granting me permission to share these documents on this site.

Honey Bees and Pesticides
Part 1 of a 4-Part Series
About the Past and Present

By Eric H. Erickson, Jr. and Barbara J. Erickson
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Honey Bees and Pesticides Part 2
Facts and Common Sense

By Barbara J. Erickson and Eric H. Erickson, Jr.
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Honey Bees and Pesticides Part 3
Misconceptions and an Economic Analysis Viewpoint

By Eric H. Erickson, Jr., Barbara J. Erickson and Peter K. Flottum
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Honey Bees and Pesticides Part 4a
Guidelines for Future Honey Bee/Pesticide Research

By Barbara J. Erickson and Eric H. Erickson, Jr.
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Honey Bees and Pesticides Part 4b
Guidelines for Future Honey Bee/Pesticide Research

By Barbara J. Erickson and Eric H. Erickson, Jr.
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