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Archive for August 21st, 2009

Biological clocks of insects could lead to more effective pest control

Friday, August 21st, 2009

“We found that it took triple the dose of one pesticide to have the same lethal effect on fruit flies at the time of day their defenses were strongest, compared to when they were weakest,” said Louisa Hooven, a postdoctoral fellow in the OSU Department of Zoology and lead author on the study. “A different […]