Problem

Housefly resistance to insecticides

Nature:

Houseflies, vectors of enteric and ophthalmic diseases, are showing increasing resistance to insecticides.

Incidence:

Resistant strains of flies were first reported in 1946 in Sweden.

Aggravates:
Houseflies as pests
Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 15: Life on Land
Problem Type:
E: Emanations of other problems
Date of last update
17.09.2019 – 16:54 CEST