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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
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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
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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 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
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Roles of ABC proteins in the mechanism and management of Bt resistance.

Genetic studies of strains of insects that have developed resistance to pore-forming Cry toxins from Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) have provided useful and unexpected insights into the mode of action of the toxin. Independent approaches in five species of Lepidoptera have converged on the same...

Author(s)
Heckel, D. G.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644370)
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
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Cover for Conditional dominant lethals - RIDL.

This chapter focuses on sterile insect technique (SIT) improvement through the use of conditional dominant lethal genes, which can be used for sterilization and/or sex separation. When these conditional lethal genes are transgenes, i.e. constructed using recombinant DNA methods with at least some...

Author(s)
Alphey, L.; Koukidou, M.; Morrison, N. I.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644516)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Fungicide resistance.

This chapter describes resistance and sensitivity to fungicides, and the types of fungicide resistance, i.e. intrinsic and acquired. It also differentiates field, cross and multiple fungicide resistances. Factors affecting the development of fungicide resistance: properties (fecundity, latent...

Author(s)
Oliver, R.; Hewitt, H. G.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641669)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Bt resistance: characterization and strategies for GM crops producing <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Bacillus thuringiensis</i> toxins.

This book focuses on descriptions of the extent of use of Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) crops and the emerging problem of resistance, recent progress in elucidating the mechanism of action of Bt toxins and describing the different resistance mechanisms and strategies for coping with resistance in the ...

Author(s)
Soberón, M.; Gao, A.; Bravo, A.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644370)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Status of resistance to Bt cotton in China: cotton bollworm and pink bollworm.

Transgenic cotton that expresses a gene derived from the bacterium Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) has been deployed for combating the cotton pests Helicoverpa armigera and Pectinophora gossypiella since 1997 in China. The pest management tactics associated with Bt cotton have resulted in a drastic...

Author(s)
Gao YuLin; Liu ChenXi; Wu YiDong; Wu KongMing
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644370)
Type
Book chapter

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