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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 Consideration of problem formulation and option assessment for Bt cotton in Brazil.

This chapter provides a framework for specifying the problem, evaluating the utility (including benefits) of the transgenic plant in specific Brazilian crop production contexts and comparing it to other potential solutions to the problem. By specifying the problem, the framework defines the target...

Author(s)
Capalbo, D. M. F.; Simon, M. F.; Nodari, R. O.; Valle, S.; Santos, R. F. dos; Coradin, L.; Duarte, J. de O.; Miranda, J. E.; Dias, E. P. F.; Le Quang Quyen; Underwood, E.; Nelson, K. C.
ISBN
2006 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9781845930004)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Cotton production in Vietnam.

This chapter describes the history and current situation of cotton production, the environmental and economic context for cotton growing in the different regions in Vietnam, the main diseases and pests (Aphis gossypii, Helicoverpa armigera, Pectinophora gossypiella, Spodoptera exigua, Spodoptera...

Author(s)
Le Quang Quyen; Nguyen Thi Hai; Tran Anh Hao; Mai Van Hao; Nguyen Thi Thanh Binh; Dang Nang Bu'u; Du'o'ng Xuan Dieu; Underwood, E.
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 The maize agricultural context in Kenya.

This chapter outlines the environmental and socioeconomic conditions under which maize is grown in Kenya. The major insect, disease and weed pests of maize in Kenya are presented with specific detail given on stem borers of which Busseola fusca and Chilo partellus are the dominant species. Various...

Author(s)
Muhammad, L.; Underwood, E.
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 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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