Thursday, March 10, 2011

Why is Evolution Important Now? Battling the Bedbug Epidemic and Cockroach avoidance of bait - Pesticide Resistance

Understanding evolution is a key to understanding pesticide resistance.

Please read my previous posts on this topic to learn how knowledge of the process of evolution is used to solve modern day problems.

Here is a National Geographic bed bug video:

A Natural fungus (biopesticide) may be effective in controlling bed bugs:

Cockroaches have shown to quickly evolve an avoidance of sweet tasting bait:

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