Ionising radiation and area-wide management of insect pests to promote sustainable agriculture. A review

@article{Vreysen2011IonisingRA,
  title={Ionising radiation and area-wide management of insect pests to promote sustainable agriculture. A review},
  author={Marc J. B. Vreysen and Alan S. Robinson},
  journal={Agronomy for Sustainable Development},
  year={2011},
  volume={31},
  pages={233-250}
}
Despite the liberal use of broad-spectrum insecticides to keep many insect pests of agricultural and veterinary importance at bay, food losses, both pre- and post-harvest, due to these insect pests contribute significantly to the high prevalence of undernourishment in the world. New, innovative pest control tactics and strategies are therefore needed that are both effective and not detrimental to the environment. As part of the arsenal of environmentally-friendly control tactics, the sterile… CONTINUE READING
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