Insecticide resistance in pests found in UK crops is not new, but an increasing number of insect species are now able to tolerate some of the chemistry used to control them. Experts believe this is largely due to overuse of insecticides and applications at lower rates than those recommended on the product label. Hard-to-control pests are now becoming a problem in a variety of crops, including cereals, oilseeds, potatoes, peas, beans, field vegetables and in grain stores. Here, Crops identifies […]