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IRAC is an international group of more than 150 members of the Crop Protection Industry organised by sector and region to advise on the prevention and management of insecticide resistance.

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Resistance is ‘a heritable change in the sensitivity of a pest population, reflected in the repeated failure of a product to achieve the expected level of control when used as instructed for that pest species’.

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New poster on resistance mechanisms in Myzus persicae

The IRAC Sucking Pest Working Group has just published an updated version of their poster titled “Major mechanisms of insecticide resistance in green peach aphid Myzus persicae Sulzer“. The sections on the poster include, enhanced expression of esterases, MACE (modified acetylcholinesterase), nAChR target-site resistance, kdr (knock-down resistance) and resistance management guidelines.

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