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Cover for Transcriptomics in pest management research.

This chapter focuses on how transcriptomics has boosted research in pest science, the lessons it teaches and possible directions for future study. Some of the biggest areas for future research, i.e. transcriptome characterization of insect pests, invasive species and biological control agents,...

Author(s)
Malacrinò, A.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243130)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Toxicity of pesticides in mixtures with different modes of action.

Mixtures of insecticides with different modes of action are usually considered very effective in resistance management programmes. In pesticide mixtures with different modes of action, one product or toxicant interferes with the metabolic detoxification of the other toxicant, thereby synergizing...

Author(s)
Arora, S.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780646336)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Transcriptomics in entomological research.

This book introduces transcriptomics and presents an array of its uses in entomology, past and present. It starts with a thorough introduction to how transcriptomics works, its history, and some of its broad-stroke uses in insect science (Chapter 1). This chapter is followed by an exhaustively...

Author(s)
Shelomi, M.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243130)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Pesticides - the future.

This chaper deals with pesticide resistance management, novel biological control agents, spray drift and application techniques. The development of genetically modified crops and the application of genetically modified insects to suppress natural populations of pest insects are discussed. A short...

Author(s)
Matthews, G. A.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786394873)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for A history of pesticides.

This book is a look back at the history of pesticides. It discusses the development, application, health issues, regulations and the future of pesticides. Discussions on pesticide resistance management and integrated pest management are also included. Throughout this book, the common names of...

Author(s)
Matthews, G. A.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786394873)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Grapevine pests, diseases and disorders.

This chapter concentrates on the more ubiquitous, global pests: those causing problems in many grape-growing areas. These include fungal, bacterial and viral diseases; other disorders; insect pests; mites; animal pests, including nematodes and birds; and weeds. Some methods of controlling these...

Author(s)
Creasy, G. L.; Creasy, L. L.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391360)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Resistance to pesticides.

This chapter deals with pesticide resistance monitoring and management, presenting several recommended practical approaches to counter resistance. Some examples are shown, illustrating situations where pragmatic decisions were made to maintain control of the pest and mitigate against selection for...

Author(s)
Matthews, G. A.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786394873)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Chronicling the socio-economic impact of integrating biological control, technology, and knowledge over 25 years of IPM in Arizona.

Author(s)
Ellsworth, P. C.; Fournier, A.; Frisvold, G.; Naranjo, S. E.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394118)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Resistance of cabbage loopers to Btk in a greenhouse setting: occurrence, spread and management.

Resistance to the microbial insecticide Btk occurred in a number of laboratory populations of Lepidoptera before it was discovered in field populations. Therefore, it is not surprising that cabbage loopers (Trichoplusia ni) in semi-contained vegetable greenhouses were among the first examples of...

Author(s)
Janmaat, A.; Franklin, M.; Myers, J. H.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644370)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Mechanism of Cry1Ac resistance in cabbage loopers - a resistance mechanism selected in insect populations in an agricultural environment.

The development of resistance to Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) in insect populations in agriculture not only depends on the level of resistance conferred by a selected resistance mechanism, but also on the fitness cost associated with the resistance mechanism under specific ecological and...

Author(s)
Wang, P.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644370)
Type
Book chapter

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