Blackfly resistance to insecticides


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


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
04.10.2020 – 22:48 CEST