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Novel insecticides offer sustainable options for fruit fly control

Updated: Aug 31

Pesticides are an important tool for managing horticultural pests, but to be sustainable their use must be offset against their negative impacts. Researchers at Macquarie University’s Applied BioSciences and Department of Molecular Sciences are tackling this challenge by working to develop novel pesticides which offer effective but softer options compared to their counterparts.

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Photo: Dr Soo Jean Park, Research Fellow at Applied BioSciences, Macquarie University.

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