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Cover for Resistance risk assessment and management for Bt cotton in Vietnam.

This chapter establishes a series of informational needs that are essential to completing an assessment of resistance risk and the development of a practical resistance management plan for the deployment of Bt cotton. It deals with the specific cases of the introduction of either Bollgard II cotton ...

Author(s)
Fitt, G. P.; Andow, D. A.; Nguyen Hu'u Huan; Caprio, M.; Omoto, C.; Nguyen Tho; Nguyen Hong Son; Bui Cach Tuyen
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845933906)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Pesticide and transgenic plant resistance management in the field.

This chapter reviews the different resistance management techniques, highlighting current examples of arthropod resistance management in the field. Specifically, this chapter addresses any generalizations that can be made about integrated pest management (IPM) and, more importantly, considers the...

Author(s)
Andow, D. A.; Fitt, G. P.; Grafius, E. J.; Jackson, R. E.; Radcliffe, E. B.; Ragsdale, D. W.; Rossiter, L.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845933531)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Improving the scientific basis for environmental risk assessment through the case study of Bt cotton in Brazil.

This chapter illustrates several methodologies for conducting the scientific analysis that supports environmental risk assessment of transgenic crops that are in the process of commercial development, using Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) cotton in Brazil as a case study. It highlights several points...

Author(s)
Andow, D. A.; Barroso, P. A. V.; Fontes, E. M. G.; Grossi-de-Sa, M. F.; Hilbeck, A.; Fitt, G. P.
ISBN
2006 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9781845930004)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Resistance risks of Bt cotton and their management in Brazil.

This chapter focuses primarily on risk analysis prior to any field release of transgenic plants and addresses the risk that Lepidopteran pests associated with Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) cotton may evolve resistance to Bt proteins in Brazil. It lays out a simple procedure for identifying the target ...

Author(s)
Fitt, G. P.; Omoto, C.; Maia, A. H.; Waquil, J. M.; Caprio, M.; Okech, M. A.; Cia, E.; Nguyen Huu Huan; Andow, D. A.
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 Challenges and opportunities with GM crops in Vietnam: the case of Bt cotton.

This chapter provides an overview of biosafety regulations for agricultural biotechnology in Vietnam, status of genetically modified (GM) plants and products in Vietnam, cotton production in Vietnam, cultivation of GM cotton worldwide (USA, Australia, China, Argentina, Brazil and South Africa), and ...

Author(s)
Nguyen Van Tuat; Andow, D. A.; Fitt, G. P.; Sujii, E. R.; Fontes, E.; Just, D. R.; Le Quang Quyen
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 Resistance risks and management associated with Bt maize in Kenya.

This chapter addresses the risk that insect pests associated with Bt maize may evolve resistance to Bt proteins. A series of questions has been constructed to assess risk resistance prior to field release, and before and after commercial release. A possible resistance management plan for the use of ...

Author(s)
Fitt, G. P.; Andow, D. A.; Carrière, Y.; Moar, W. J.; Schuler, T. H.; Omoto, C.; Kanya, J.; Okech, M. A.; Arama, P.; Maniania, N. K.
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

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