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Cover for Integrated pest management in tropical vegetable crops.

This chapter provides an overview of the identity and relative importance of insects that affect vegetable production in the American tropics, as well as an appraisal of the advances, achievements, shortcomings, threats and opportunities in regards to ways of dealing with them, from an...

Author(s)
Hilje, L.; Sujii, E. R.; Nava-Camberos, U.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648002)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Potential effect of transgenic cotton on non-target herbivores in Vietnam.

This chapter focuses on the assessment of the risk of greater crop damage in Bt cotton by nontarget pest herbivores or disease transmitted by these pests. A diagram of possible risk hypotheses for nontarget herbivores associated with Bt cotton that could lead to pest outbreaks is presented. The...

Author(s)
Nguyen Thi Thu Cuc; Sujii, E. R.; Wilson, L. J.; Underwood, E.; Andow, D. A.; Mai Van Hao; Zhai BaoPing; Ho Van Chien
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845933906)
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 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 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 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 Non-target and biodiversity impacts on non-target herbivorous pests.

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 nontarget herbivores in Brazil. The steps in the methodology (i.e. species selection, listing ...

Author(s)
Sujii, E. R.; Lövei, G. L.; Sétamou, M.; Silvie, P.; Fernandes, M. G.; Dubois, G. S. J.; Almeida, R. P.
ISBN
2006 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9781845930004)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The cotton agricultural context in Brazil.

This chapter provides a brief overview of the agricultural context of cotton in Brazil, providing a broad perspective of the different geographical, social, ecological and economic circumstances under which cotton is cultivated. It covers the genetic diversity, geographical distribution,...

Author(s)
Fontes, E. M. G.; Ramalho, F. de S.; Underwood, E.; Barroso, P. A. V.; Simon, M. F.; Sujii, E. R.; Pires, C. S. S.; Beltrão, N.; Lucena, W. A.; Freire, E. C.
ISBN
2006 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9781845930004)
Type
Book chapter

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