“The disorientation of insects would be fateful, not only for them but for plant life, much of which depends on insects for pollination and other processes essential to survival.” Schell, Jonathon. Fate of the Earth. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, Inc., 1982, p. 85.
NUCLEAR WAR FACT: Insects have the highest tolerance of radiation
Insects have the highest tolerance of radiation. They can tolerate massive doses of ten thousand to one hundred thousand rems and still reproduce normally.