Bayer acquires Exoset

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I noticed this on the Warrebeekeepers Yahoogroup. This may already have been posted but if it was - I missed it.

Original message posted by John Trit.

Monheim, November 16, 2010 – Bayer CropScience announced today that it has acquired a product for the efficient control of varroa mites (Varroa destructor) from Exosect Ltd., Winchester, United Kingdom. The market launch of this new bee health product in the United States is planned for 2011. First registrations in major European countries are expected from 2012 onwards. The acquisition also enables Bayer CropScience to develop innovative bee health solutions and to commercialize new bee health products worldwide. Financial terms were not disclosed.

Source: http://www.press.bayercropscience.com/bcsweb/cropprotection.nsf/id/EN_20101116?open&l=EN&ccm=500020

For sake of conscious: http://www.cbgnetwork.org/

Johns follow up comment is also worthy of note.

Fri Nov 19, 2010 4:02 am


"Perhaps we should expect Bayer patented genetically modified pesticide-tolerant bees that are engineered to enable bees to withstand doses of pesticides that would otherwise kill them – for a price of course."


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Thymol with a static charge to make it cling......... Nice bit of handshaking going on there!
 

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I read somewhere that bayer are hoping to bring out ten new insecticides over the next five years as well,even more deadly than the neonics...fat soluble ones,should mix well with beeswax.....
 

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Made all the easier with their PR reps in the BBKA weaselling away on their behalf, and getting a salary out of it too!
 

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I noticed this on the Warrebeekeepers Yahoogroup. This may already have been posted but if it was - I missed it.

Original message posted by John Trit.

Monheim, November 16, 2010 – Bayer CropScience announced today that it has acquired a product for the efficient control of varroa mites (Varroa destructor) from Exosect Ltd., Winchester, United Kingdom. The market launch of this new bee health product in the United States is planned for 2011. First registrations in major European countries are expected from 2012 onwards. The acquisition also enables Bayer CropScience to develop innovative bee health solutions and to commercialize new bee health products worldwide. Financial terms were not disclosed.

Source: http://www.press.bayercropscience.com/bcsweb/cropprotection.nsf/id/EN_20101116?open&l=EN&ccm=500020

For sake of conscious: http://www.cbgnetwork.org/

Johns follow up comment is also worthy of note.

Fri Nov 19, 2010 4:02 am


"Perhaps we should expect Bayer patented genetically modified pesticide-tolerant bees that are engineered to enable bees to withstand doses of pesticides that would otherwise kill them – for a price of course."


Adam
Not a huge fan of Bayer but if the product works .....hooray and good for them!
Cheers
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