Lecturer in Entomology and Integrated Pest Management, Harper Adams University
“Could aromatherapy tools be used to kill pests such as peach-potato aphids that are resistant to pyrethroids? Orange oil is an aromatic that has been shown to interfere with the basic metabolic, biochemical and physiological functions of insects. Could botanical pesticides have lethal effects and modify behaviour to lead to crop avoidance?”
The Emerging Agri-Tech session at REAP 2020 is kindly sponsored by EIT Food.