Gut Microbes Can Help Insects Beat Pesticides

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Insects have evolved a variety of mechanisms to try to overcome the effects of insecticides—including, in some cases, help from the bacteria and other microbes living in insects’ guts. A growing number of studies indicate a link between symbiotic microbes and insecticide resistance in a diverse range of…

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