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Cover for Genetically modified organisms and invasive species.

This chapter examines the background and conceptual foundation that links genetically modified organisms (GMOs) and invasive species and aims to clarify their role in risk management from a phytosanitary standpoint.

Author(s)
Griffin, R. L.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648798)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Legislation, codes of conduct and conventions.

Legislation, regulations and voluntary codes are used at national and international levels to ensure good practice in pest management and to govern the safe use and availability of pest control products, the quality of food and other products that require treatment against pests and the...

Author(s)
Dent, D.; Binks, R. H.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241051)
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 Pests, diseases and weeds.

This chapter describes some pineapple soil-borne pests (including nematodes and arthropods) and pathogens of the roots; weeds; pests and pathogens of the shoot and fruit; and their management, using cultural, chemical, biological, genetic (breeding for resistance and genetic engineering) control...

Author(s)
Sipes, B.; Matos, A. P. de
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393302)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Pestiferous insects of mustard: biology and integrated management.

This chapter deals with the identification, biology and the nature and symptoms of damage of important root-feeding, leaf-feeding and sap-feeding pestiferous insects of Indian mustard crop, gives a detailed account of various conventional IPM practices and techniques available for the sustainable...

Author(s)
Boina, D. R.; Rajan, S. J.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648200)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Recent change of biocontrol services in cotton agro-ecosystem of Northern China.

Author(s)
Lu, Y.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394118)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Biotech maize: industry development and impact.

This chapter details the significant global adoption of genetically engineered maize and surveys current traits and future trends. The first generation of commercial biotech maize products were single-gene, insect-resistant traits for Lepidopteran pests, primarily European corn borers, Ostrinia...

Author(s)
Coram, T.; Bing, J.; Storer, N.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645193)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Cross-species silencing: plant-mediated RNAi for insect control.

In this chapter, the mechanism of RNA interference (RNAi), the currently reported RNAi target genes in insects, the potential applications in the development of transgenic plants for insect control and the major issues of this approach are reviewed. Some future perspectives of using plant-mediated...

Author(s)
Yu XiuDao; Jones, H. D.; Sun YongWei; Wang GenPing; Xia LanQin
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645193)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for RNA interference strategy for crop protection against insect pests.

RNA interference (RNAi) has significantly accelerated functional genomic research on insects. Since its discovery, numerous reports have reported efforts to apply RNAi approaches to insect species lacking characterized genomes. The technique also has substantial potential for use in the control of...

Author(s)
Sneha Yogindran; Rajam, M. V.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644370)
Type
Book chapter
Full TextCABI Book Chapter InfoOpen Access
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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