Inheritance of beta-cypermethrin resistance in the housefly Musca domestica (Diptera: Muscidae).

@article{Zhang2008InheritanceOB,
  title={Inheritance of beta-cypermethrin resistance in the housefly Musca domestica (Diptera: Muscidae).},
  author={Lan Zhang and Jing Shi and Xiwu Gao},
  journal={Pest management science},
  year={2008},
  volume={64 2},
  pages={185-90}
}
BACKGROUND Beta-cypermethrin, a synthetic pyrethroid insecticide, was applied frequently in the control of health pests including houseflies, Musca domestica L., in China. However, different levels of resistance to beta-cypermethrin were monitored in field strains of houseflies. A strain of M. domestica, 4420-fold resistant to beta-cypermethrin after… CONTINUE READING