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Cover for Global pesticide resistance in arthropods.

This book contains 6 chapters focusing on the following topics: analysis of global pesticide resistance in arthropods; documentation of pesticide resistance in arthropods; the biochemical and molecular genetic basis of resistance to pesticides in arthropods; assessing the risk of the evolution of...

Author(s)
Whalon, M. E.; Mota-Sanchez, D.; Hollingworth, R. M.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845933531)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Introduction.

This introductory chapter to the book presents some of the key issues related to pesticide resistance in arthropods and different resistance management strategies worldwide. It also provides a summary of the 6 chapters comprising the book.

Author(s)
Whalon, M. E.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845933531)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Analysis of global pesticide resistance in arthropods.

This chapter reports the findings and analysis contained in a database of arthropod pesticide resistance and resistance management strategies. We also report resistance case analysis by chemical mode of action, top 20 most problematic arthropods, and decade analysis. We view this effort as the...

Author(s)
Whalon, M. E.; Mota-Sanchez, D.; Hollingworth, R. M.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845933531)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Documentation of pesticide resistance in arthropods.

This chapter provides a more detailed presentation of the 7747 cases of arthropod resistance. Cases are organized by species and include information on resistant compounds and geographic sites of resistance. Information from this chapter can be found online in the APRD...

Author(s)
Mota-Sanchez, D.; Whalon, M. E.; Hollingworth, R. M.; Xue, Q.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845933531)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The politics of resistance management: working towards pesticide resistance management globally.

This chapter discusses historic attempts at resistance management policy and their modern counterparts in order to identify key strengths and weaknesses that must be addressed in future policy initiatives. Recent worldwide developments in pesticide policy, like the Food Quality Protection Act...

Author(s)
Thompson, G. D.; Matten, S.; Denholm, I.; Whalon, M. E.; Leonard, P.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845933531)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The biochemical and molecular genetic basis of resistance to pesticides in arthropods.

This chapter describes the principal mechanisms of resistance that allow arthropods to escape control, as discovered through laboratory toxicological and molecular genetic studies. By reviewing the scientific literature of the last 10 years, the complexities of mechanisms of resistance are...

Author(s)
Hollingworth, R. M.; Dong, K.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845933531)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Assessing the risk of the evolution of resistance to pesticides using spatially complex simulation models.

This chapter discusses the principal features governing the evolution of pesticide resistance, including mutation, gene flow, initial gene frequency, fitness, genetic drift in arthropod resistance and selection intensity, while discussing spatially complex models and their role in pest management...

Author(s)
Caprio, M. A.; Storer, N. P.; Sisterson, M. S.; Peck, S. L.; Maia, A. H. N.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845933531)
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

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