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Field evaluation of the potential for avian exposure to clothianidin following the planting of clothianidin-treated corn seed

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Field evaluation of the potential for avian exposure to clothianidin following the planting of clothianidin-treated corn seed https://t.co/BJFNjbtekz
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Map showing the location of London and Guelph, Ontario, Canada. ©2018 Google. Image NOAA. Image Landsat/Copernicus. Data SIO, NOAA, U.S. Navy, NGA, GEBCO

DOI: 10.7287/peerj.preprints.26986v1/supp-1

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Competing Interests

Daiana Duca, Melissa Whitfield-Aslund, Nicole Kopysh, Tereza Dan, Loren Knopper are employees of Stantec Consulting Ltd., which provides consultation for Bayer CropScience. Smithers Viscient employed Larry Brewer at the time the study was conducted and has received research funding from Bayer CropScience. Sean McGee is an employee of Bayer CropScience.

Author Contributions

Sean McGee conceived and designed the experiments, analyzed the data, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, authored or reviewed drafts of the paper, approved the final draft.

Melissa Whitfield-Aslund analyzed the data, prepared figures and/or tables, authored or reviewed drafts of the paper, approved the final draft.

Daiana Duca analyzed the data, prepared figures and/or tables, authored or reviewed drafts of the paper, approved the final draft.

Nicole Kopysh authored or reviewed drafts of the paper, approved the final draft.

Tereza Dan authored or reviewed drafts of the paper, approved the final draft.

Loren Knopper authored or reviewed drafts of the paper, approved the final draft.

Larry Brewer conceived and designed the experiments, performed the experiments, analyzed the data, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, authored or reviewed drafts of the paper, approved the final draft.

Data Deposition

The following information was supplied regarding data availability:

The analytical results of the measured amount of clothianidin per 50 seeds from the 5 samples collected in the field at 5 different study site locations is provided in Table S6. The Poncho treated seed lot number and the amount of seed delivered by seed company representatives to cooperating growers is provided in Table S7. The planting dates and types of planters used on London and Guelph Area Study Sites are provided in Table S8.

Funding

This study was funded by Bayer CropScience, LP. Sean McGee (first author) is an employee of Bayer CropScience.


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