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English field samples of Thrips tabaci show strong and ubiquitous resistance to deltamethrin
BACKGROUND: Onion thrips, Thrips tabaci Lindeman, is a prevalent pest of glasshouse and field vegetables, such as leeks and salad onions. Pesticides are the main option for control, but this approach risks the evolution ...
Characterisation of imidacloprid resistance mechanisms in the brown planthopper, Nilaparvata lugens Stal (Hemiptera: Delphacidae)
Effective control of the brown planthopper, Nilaparvata lugens Stal, across rice-growing regions of Asia has been seriously compromised over the last 2 years by the appearance of widespread resistance to the neonicotinoid ...
Pollinator effectiveness and fruit set in common ivy, Hedera helix (Araliaceae)
Flowers of common ivy (Hedera helix L.) provide late season pollen and nectar for several insect groups, and its fruits are a winter and spring food source for frugivorous birds. Ivy benefits from insect pollination in ...