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Research fights phosphine resistance

A research team from the Plant Biosecurity CRC has struck a major blow in the battle against phosphine-resistant rusty grain beetle, a major pest of stored grain.

Phosphine is one of the most effective and affordable fumigants for controlling pest insects in stored grain. While other treatments are being phased out, phosphine is universally accepted as a nearly residue-free treatment around the world.

Read more in a PBCRC media release.

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