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National Insect Week returns in 2020

Lin Field - Using genomics to understand insecticide resistance

Professor Lin Field of Rothamstead Research discusses how insect pests can develop resistance against even the most potent chemical insecticides, how we can use their genetic sequences to develop new methods to control them, and debates whether the use of neonicotinoid insecticides are causing the recent decline in bee abundances.

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Freshwater indicators

Mayfly and stonefly larvae are used to indicate freshwater quality as they are sensitive to environmental conditions.

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