Penetration, Binding and Target Insensitivity as Causes of Resistance to Chlorinated Hydrocarbon Insecticides

  • Fumio Matsumura


In the past 20 years scientists have worked hard to understand the biochemical basis of insecticide resistance in insect and acarine species, and in many instances, enough evidence has accumulated to offer some rational judgments on the cause of such resistance.


Nerve Cord Insecticide Resistance German Cockroach Penetration Barrier American Lobster 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Fumio Matsumura
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  1. 1.Pesticide Research CenterMichigan State UniversityEast LansingUSA

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