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Pesticides are an extremely negative impact on men

June 3 2005

Pesticides and other chemicals, which is treated crops may be the reason that the male population of the planet over the past half century has steadily lost its ability to reproduce.

According to the magazine Science, while about it with certainty can be judged only by results of experiments conducted at Washington State University in rats. Pregnant female rodents were fed food containing pesticides, which are responsible for pollinating crops and vineyards. Several generations of male rats born to them, had reduced ability to reproduce. On average, they did work for 20 percent of sperm is less than the rats not exposed to such an impact, according to Russian news service.

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