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Cropping Insects Why we need to be smarter and who is on your side Ken Henry and Judy Bellati, SARDI Entomology Take home messages Why we need to be smarter Increasing our understanding of invertebrates' lifecycles, biology and ecology is of paramount importance in achieving more effective and sustainable control measures to combat control failure problems and emerging threats such as chemical resistance... The recent evolution of chemical resistance in redlegged earth mite (RLEM) highlights the need for alternative control options and integrated strategies... Growers are encouraged to control Bryobia mites with organophosphorus chemicals, such as omethoate, when spraying is necessary...
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