Alternatives needed to control diamondback moth as pyrethroid resistance grows

The need for alternative strategies to control diamondback moth (Plutella xylostella, DBM) has been highlighted by a new Rothamsted Research study which found three geographically separate samples were all resistant to pyrethroid insecticides.

by Gavin McEwan
Image: Christian Guthier (CC BY 2.0)
Image: Christian Guthier (CC BY 2.0)

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