The present status of insecticide resistance.

  • J. R. Busvine
  • Published 1963 in Bulletin of the World Health Organization


The author first considers the concepts of "behaviouristic resistance" and "vigour tolerance". He concludes that neither phenomenon, if it exists at all, is likely to present a serious obstacle to major insect control schemes. On the other hand, physiological resistance is a real and important problem and the number of resistant species is growing at an… (More)


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@article{Busvine1963ThePS, title={The present status of insecticide resistance.}, author={J. R. Busvine}, journal={Bulletin of the World Health Organization}, year={1963}, volume={29 Suppl}, pages={31-40} }