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Pest control: biopesticides’ potential

Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineLetterpeer-review

<mark>Journal publication date</mark>15/11/2013
Issue number6160
Number of pages1
Pages (from-to)799
Publication StatusPublished
<mark>Original language</mark>English


The special section on Smarter Pest Control (16 August, p. 728) highlighted
the threats that chemical pesticides pose to human health and the environment, and some of the smart alternatives, including genetically modifi ed (GM) crops. However, an important and emerging technology against insect pests was overlooked: biological pesticides.