Problem

Cockroach resistance to insecticides

Nature:

Cockroaches, important disease vectors, have developed resistance to the various insecticides used in their control.

Incidence:

The German roach Blattella germanica first showed signs of resistance in 1951 in Texas (USA). By 1958 resistant strains were evident in Europe and the Caribbean. The oriental roach Blatta orientalis first developed resistance in Germany in 1958.

Aggravates:
Cockroaches as pests
Problem Type:
E: Emanations of other problems
Date of last update
06.05.2019 – 19:44 CEST