Spraying close-up© Tim Scrivener
Growers have been warned that uncontrollable insect pests will soon begin to slash crop yields unless action is taken to reverse the loss of effective insecticides to resistance. The rise of herbicide-resistant blackgrass should serve as a stark reminder of the perils of relying too heavily on chemicals and some experts believe there is potential for a similar situation with resistant pests. Since the introduction of cheap synthetic pyrethroids that control a wide range of pests, they have become one […]