Making pyrethroids more volatile for spatial repellency against biting arthropods (Kamal Chauhan)

Category : 2013

March 13, 2015

Kamal Chauhan, USDA-ARS, Beltsville, Maryland

Dr. Kamal ChauhanFor the development of the reduced risk public health pesticides (PHP), pyrethroids as a class of insecticides stands out to be major player; however, insecticide resistance is a limiting factor. Developing new pyrethroids with high vapor pressure and knockdown efficacy will classify pyrethroids as spatial repellents with modified action.

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