New chemicals seeks to outwit insect pests

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Author: Anne Simon Moffat
Date: July 30, 1993
From: Science(Vol. 261, Issue 5121)
Publisher: American Association for the Advancement of Science
Document Type: Article
Length: 1,743 words

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Abstract :

Chemical companies are introducing new insecticides that are designed to be environmentally friendly and to combat pesticide resistance. The new products, which include imidacloprid, fipronil and pyrroles, are less harmful to non-target species than older insecticides.

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Source Citation
Moffat, Anne Simon. "New chemicals seeks to outwit insect pests." Science, vol. 261, no. 5121, 30 July 1993, pp. 550+. Accessed 8 Dec. 2023.

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