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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.

Did you know?

Wing scales

Butterfly and moth wings have scales, as well as creating species' patterns these help control body temperature.

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