Pesticide Resistance in Time and Space

  • George P. Georghiou
  • Roni B. Mellon


Within the evolutionarily insignificant period of just 65 years, beginning when the first case of resistance to a pesticide was reported (Melander, 1914), the phenomenon of resistance has proliferated exponentially so as to constitute today an indispensable consideration in nearly every pest control program.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • George P. Georghiou
    • 1
  • Roni B. Mellon
    • 1
  1. 1.Division of Toxicology and Physiology, Department of EntomologyUniversity of CaliforniaRiversideUSA

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