Problem

Blackfly resistance to insecticides

Nature:

Blackflies are vectors of onchocerciasis and other diseases, the control of which are threatened by the increasing resistance of blackflies to insecticides.

Incidence:

Resistant strains of blackfly were first reported in 1963, and have been observed in many areas including Japan, Quebec and Ghana.

Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 12: Responsible Consumption and ProductionGOAL 15: Life on Land
Problem Type:
E: Emanations of other problems
Date of last update
30.09.2019 – 18:06 CEST