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Cover for Role of nanotechnology in insect pest management.

This chapter discusses the new and emerging field of nanopesticides. It also considers the possible use of nanotechnology in nanoparticle-mediated gene transfer for the development of insect-resistant plant varieties. It proposes the use of green and ecological substitutes for pest management that...

Author(s)
Deepika Chauhan; Singh, N. N.; Mishra, V. K.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391445)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Biosafety and regulatory aspects of nanotechnology in agriculture and food.

This chapter explores biosafety and regulatory issues relating to the use of nanotechnology in agriculture and food. It highlights the importance of understanding biosafety issues that might emanate from the use of nanotechnologies in the agri-food chain and the need for pragmatic regulatory...

Author(s)
Akansha Jain; Singh, H. B.; Sampa Das
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391445)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Nanonutrient from fungal protein: future prospects on crop production.

This chapter presents an interesting example of an innovation that nanotechnology could offer in the form of synthesis of nanonutrients by certain fungal species. Although more work is needed to optimize the process in relation to the control of particle characteristics (such as size, dispersity...

Author(s)
Tarafdar, J. C.; Indira Rathore
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391445)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Biochemical and molecular identification.

This chapter focuses on the statutory and non-statutory issues regarding the diagnosis and identification of plant parasitic cyst nematodes. Information on various biochemical and molecular methods currently used in the identification of cyst nematodes and future prospects are also presented.

Author(s)
Waeyenberge, L.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390837)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Molecular taxonomy and phylogeny.

This chapter focuses on the taxonomic and evolutionary relationships among species and genera of cyst nematodes through the analysis of their nuclear ribosomal RNA and nuclear protein-coding genes and the mitochondrial DNA genome organization. Information on the origin and phylogeny of...

Author(s)
Subbotin, S. A.; Skantar, A. M.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390837)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Plant biotechnology approaches: from breeding to genome editing.

This chapter focuses on the role of biotechnology in improving the resistance of various economically important crops to plant parasitic nematodes. Information on the various biotechnological approaches currently used in improving crop resistance of plant parasitic nematodes, such as PCR, next...

Author(s)
Gheysen, G.; Lilley, C. J.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390837)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Mechanisms of resistance to cyst nematodes.

This chapter focuses on the mechanisms involved in cyst nematode resistance by addressing molecular aspects involved in basal and host-specific immune responses to cyst nematodes, evolutionary and quantitative aspects of host-specific resistance to cyst nematodes, the transcriptional reprogramming...

Author(s)
Goverse, A.; Smant, G.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390837)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Biology of effectors.

This chapter focuses on the effectors that have been characterized from cyst nematodes. The roles of these effectors on the degradation of the plant cell wall, suppression of host defences and manipulation of host biochemistry for feeding site induction are also discussed.

Author(s)
Jones, J. T.; Mitchum, M. G.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390837)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Genomics and transcriptomics - a revolution in the study of cyst nematode biology.

This chapter focuses on the current status of genome and transcriptome projects, key findings from genome/transcriptome projects, population genetics and metagenetics, identification of key biochemical pathways and targets for control, mitochondrial genomes and horizontal gene transfer in cyst...

Author(s)
Eves-van den Akker, S.; Jones, J. T.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390837)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Propagation of blackberries and related <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Rubus</i> species.

This chapter discusses traditional propagation methods as well as micropropagation protocols, which are primarily used today, of blackberry (Rubus) species and cultivars. Micropropagation protocols include several stages of plant growth: initiation, propagation and rooting. Nursery companies using...

Author(s)
Reed, B.; Poothong, S.; Hall, H. K.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646688)
Type
Book chapter

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