This article describes the adverse affects that glyphosates have on honeybees. Glyphosate is the primary chemical in Roundup herbicide. Since the Roundup patent is long expired glyphosates are also available under many generic names. Glyphosate is the chemical used by farmers and landscapers to clear grass and other weeds from fields prior to planting. Glyphosate is normally thought of as a herbicide, not a pesticide.