Environment: It Makes Scents

Using sex against bugs

In the war between bugs and man, the bugs have lately had the upper hand. Making a comeback from their near defeat after World War II by DDT and other chemical formulations, insects have become immune to many pesticides; their lot has also been made easier by the banning of many bug killers that are harmful to health and environment. As a result, insects are again on the march, spreading disease and inflicting costly damage on crops and forests. But now man is about to unleash a new and Machiavellian...

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