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Cover for IPM case studies: berry crops.

This chapter provides a general overview of the strategies used for the management of aphids in berry crops, with a focus on aphid integrated pest management programmes in raspberry and blueberry.

Author(s)
Isaacs, R.; Birch, A. N. E.; Martin, R. T. R.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647098)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Methodology to support non-target and biodiversity risk assessment.

This chapter elaborates on case-specific methodologies (for use during the pre-release stages of Bt cotton) to support risk assessment of nontarget organisms and biodiversity applied to the Brazil case study: (1) identifying functional categories of biodiversity; (2) listing and prioritizing...

Author(s)
Hilbeck, A.; Andow, D. A.; Arpaia, S.; Birch, A. N. E.; Fontes, E. M. G.; Lövei, G. L.; Sujii, E. R.; Wheatley, R. E.; Underwood, E.
ISBN
2006 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9781845930004)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Supporting risk assessment of Bt cotton in Brazil: synthesis and recommendations.

This chapter briefly summarizes the agricultural context for the possible use of Bt cotton in Brazil and the major achievements and key findings of this case study which presents scientific analysis supporting the environmental risk assessment of transgenic crops that are in the process of...

Author(s)
Andow, D. A.; Fontes, E. M. G.; Hilbeck, A.; Johnston, J.; Capalbo, D. M. F.; Nelson, K. C.; Underwood, E.; Fitt, G. P.; Sujii, E. R.; Arpaia, S.; Birch, A. N. E.; Pallini, A.; Wheatley, R. E.
ISBN
2006 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9781845930004)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Non-target and biological diversity risk assessment.

This chapter discusses the following procedures for risk assessment in Bt cotton using the non-target risk assessment model developed by scientists of the GMO ERA Project ("International Project on GMO Environmental Risk Assessment Methodologies", which is a continuation of the GMO Guidelines...

Author(s)
Hilbeck, A.; Arpaia, S.; Birch, A. N. E.; Chen, Y.; Fontes, E. M. G.; Lang, A.; Le Thi Thu Hong; Lövei, G. L.; Manachini, B.; Nguyen Thi Thu Cuc; Nguyen Van Huynh; Nguyen Van Tuat; Pham Van Lam; Pham Van Toan; Pires, C. S. S.; Sujii, E. R.; Trac Khu'o'ng Lai; Underwood, E.; Wheatley, R. E.; Wilson, L. J.; Zwahlen, C.; Andow, D. A.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845933906)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Potential effects of transgenic cotton on non-target insect parasitoids in Vietnam.

This chapter describes the procedures of an environmental risk assessment model to evaluate the potential effects of transgenic cotton on nontarget parasitoids in Vietnam: (1) identify the relevant functional categories of biodiversity to be analysed and decide the most important functions for risk ...

Author(s)
Nguyen Van Huynh; Birch, A. N. E.; Songa, J.; Nguyen VanÐinh; Tran The Lam
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845933906)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Challenges and opportunities with Bt cotton in Vietnam: synthesis and recommendations.

This chapter provides synthesis and recommendations concerning the biosafety of introducing Bt cotton into Vietnam. The following aspects are discussed: problem formulation and options assessment for environmental risk assessment, Bt cotton transgene locus structure and expression, nontarget and...

Author(s)
Andow, D. A.; Nguyen Van Tuat; Hilbeck, A.; Underwood, E.; Birch, A. N. E.; Dinh Quyet Tam; Fitt, G. P.; Giband, M.; West, J. J.; Lang, A.; Le Quang Quyen; Le Thi Thu Hong; Lövei, G. L.; Nelson, K. C.; Nguyen Hong So'n; Nguyen Hu'u Huan; Nguyen Thi Hai; Nguyen Thi Thu Cuc; Nguyen Van Huynh; Nguyen Van Uyen; Pham Van Lam; Pham Van Toan; Sujii, E. R.; Tran Anh Hao; Tran Thi Cuc Hoa; VuÐu'c Quang (et al)
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845933906)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Biodiversity and non-target impacts: a case study of Bt maize in Kenya.

A non-target environmental risk assessment model is presented in five steps, each of which is described in detail and then applied to the case study of Bt maize in Kenya. The steps are as follows: (1) categorize and list potential non-targets species and their ecological functions, and identify any ...

Author(s)
Birch, A. N. E.; Wheatley, R.; Anyango, B.; Arpaia, S.; Capalbo, D.; Getu Degaga, E.; Fontes, E.; Kalama, P.; Lelmen, E.; Løvei, G.; Melo, I. S.; Muyekho, F.; Ngi-Song, A.; Ochieno, D.; Ogwang, J.; Pitelli, R.; Schuler, T.; Sétamou, M.; Sithanantham, S.; Smith, J.; Son, N. van; Songa, J.; Sujii, E.; Tan, T. Q.; Wan, F. H.; Hilbeck, A.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851998619)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Risk assessment of Bt maize in Kenya: synthesis and recommendations.

This chapter provides a summation of earlier chapters and the main outcomes from an international workshop on scientific risk assessment of Bt maize in Kenya held at the International Centre for Insect Physiology and Ecology (ICIPE), Nairobi, on the 25-29 November 2002. Lessons learnt from...

Author(s)
Hilbeck, A.; Andow, D. A.; Birch, A. N. E.; Fitt, G. P.; Johnston, J.; Nelson, K. C.; Osir, E.; Songa, J.; Underwood, E.; Wheatley, R.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851998619)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Non-target and biodiversity impacts on parasitoids.

This chapter illustrates the particular application of the scientific methodology (used during the pre-release stages of Bt cotton) supporting the risk assessment of nontarget organisms and biodiversity to parasitoids in Brazil. The steps in the methodology (i.e. species selection, listing and...

Author(s)
Pallini, A.; Silvie, P.; Monnerat, R. G.; Ramalho, F. de S.; Songa, J. M.; Birch, A. N. E.
ISBN
2006 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9781845930004)
Type
Book chapter

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