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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
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Cover for Cry toxin binding site models and their use in strategies to delay resistance evolution.

The binding of Cry toxins to receptors on the midgut brush border membrane is a necessary step in the Cry intoxication process. Alterations in this binding step are commonly associated with high levels of resistance to Cry toxins in laboratory and field pest populations. When alterations affect...

Author(s)
Jakka, S.; Ferré, J.; Jurat-Fuentes, J. L.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644370)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Countering pest resistance with genetically modified Bt toxins.

Insecticidal crystalline (Cry) toxins from the bacterium Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) used in sprays and transgenic crop plants have provided major benefits for pest control, including decreased reliance on broad-spectrum chemical insecticides. However, extensive use of Bt toxins has selected for...

Author(s)
Soberón, M.; García-Gómez, B. I.; Pacheco, S.; Sánchez, J.; Tabashnik, B. E.; Bravo, A.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644370)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Resistance management for Bt maize and above-ground lepidopteran targets in the USA: from single gene to pyramided traits.

Since first being commercialized in 1996, transgenic maize expressing Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) proteins has gained widespread acceptance in the world. In 2013, nearly 50 Mha of Bt maize were planted in 15 countries. In the same year, growers in the USA alone planted c.30 Mha of Bt maize, which...

Author(s)
Huang, F. N.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644370)
Type
Book chapter