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Cotton is an important fibre crop of global and economic significance. For effective control of bollworms, transgenic Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) cotton was introduced on a commercial scale in 1996, with an aim to reduce pesticide consumption. Presently, transgenic cotton is grown on 24 million...

Author(s)
Kulandaivelu Velmourougane; Blaise, D.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2017, 12, 046, pp 1-8
CAB ReviewFull Text

Terrestrial invertebrate species play a dominant role in the trophic dynamics of agricultural ecosystems. Subtle changes in the composition of communities and species interactions at different trophic levels, and role of ecosystem engineers can dramatically modify the effects of invertebrates on...

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Cock, M. J. W.; Biesmeijer, J. C.; Cannon, R. J. C.; Gerard, P. J.; Gillespie, D.; Jiménez, J. J.; Lavelle, P. M.; Raina, S. K.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2013, 8, 028, pp 1-48
CAB ReviewFull Text

Best agricultural practices advocate the use of selective insecticides, but the practicalities of applying novel technologies can be unclear. The aim of this review is to synthesize the existing literature on novel and selective insecticides that are appropriate for use in integrated pest...

Author(s)
Hardy, M. C.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews: Perspectives in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Nutrition and Natural Resources, 2011, 6, 039, pp 1-7
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This study focuses on three main groups of organisms: soil invertebrates, biological control agents (BCAs) and pollinators. These groups play key roles in agricultural systems, and have the potential to be used, moved or manipulated for the benefit of agriculture. Soil invertebrates are a key...

Author(s)
Cock, M. J. W.; Biesmeijer, J. C.; Cannon, R. J. C.; Gerard, P. J.; Gillespie, D.; Jiménez, J. J.; Lavelle, P. M.; Raina, S. K.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2012, 7, 043, pp 1-27