In the media: breakthrough in blowfly resistance research

From ABC Rural:

Australian researchers say a study on insecticide resistance in flies could save the sheep industry millions of dollars.

Flies can become resistant to insecticides called organophosphates, making it harder for farmers to treat flystrike, where flies lay eggs in the sheep’s skin leading to a lingering and painful death if left untreated.

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