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Farm frogs build resistance to insecticides

Recent studies conducted by University of Pittsburg researchers have shown that wood frog populations close to farm fields are resistant to multiple insecticides - but not the herbicide Round Up.

Tadpoles from affected wood frog populations are resistant to chloropyritos, a commonly-applied insecticide worldwide.

Researchers found that wood frogs resistant to one insecticide also had a resistance to other insecticides, despite farmers changing the type used on farmland annually.

Read more at University of Pittsburg

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