Reduced ultraviolet light transmission increases insecticide longevity

Michigan State University TunnelBerries personnel, Heather Leach and Rufus Isaacs along with colleague John Wise, recently published results from their study examining the effect of UV light transmission through different tunnel plastics on insecticide longevity in the journal Chemosphere. Results of this research indicate that tunnel plastics which block UV light transmission can prolong the effectiveness of insecticides used to manage insect pests.

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