Pest Test Issue 60 December 2018 & January 2019

Read through our articles on New resistance hotspots (page 11), Gee WIIS: What a scheme (page 17), and Clamp down on illegal online sales (page 23) and answer these questions:

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1: Which two extra regions have the researchers now labelled as hotspots for L120Q resistance?
East Anglia & South Yorkshire West Yorkshire & Anglo/Welsh border
Berkshire & Hampshire East Anglia & West Yorkshire
2: What level of resistance was detected in the new mouse samples?
Almost 95% Almost 80%
Almost 90% Almost 50%
3: Which area of the country is suffering from a lack of data on resistance?
The Midlands Southern England
Scotland Wales
4: What does WIIS stand for?
Wildlife Incident Isolation Scheme Wildlife Internal Investigation Scheme
Wildlife Incident Investigation Scheme Wildlife Integrated Inspection Scheme
5: What does WIIS say is the main cause of the majority of poisonings it investigated between 1993 & 2013?
Abuse Carelessness
Misuse Spillages
6: How many listings are added weekly to eBay by mobile alone?
134.4 million 13.4 million
34.4 million 1.34 million



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