Streptomycin and Native Pollinators
Greetings. What, if any, effect has been observed on native pollinators (native to Pennsylvania and in this case specifically Northeastern Pennsylvania) of spraying Streptomycin for fire blight? Several publications I have seen reference spraying Streptomycin during pre-bloom and bloom when humidity is > 65%. Thank you.
Luzerne County Pennsylvania
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