Monday, 21 August 2017

Frogs that adapt to pesticides are more vulnerable to parasites

Wood frogs that develop pesticide tolerance become more susceptible to dangerous virus

Date: August 15, 2017
Source: Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Amphibians can evolve increased tolerance to pesticides, but the adaptation can make them more susceptible to parasites, according to a team of scientists.

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