PESTICIDES: Study links common type of pesticide to smaller bee size Sam Pearson, E&E reporter Published: Monday, January 20, 2014 One of the most commonly used pesticide types plays a role in the size of individual bees, according to scientists. Please subscribe to Greenwire to read the full story. Username: Password: Forgot your access codes? Recover them. Not a subscriber? Sign up for a trial. Ready to subscribe? Click here.