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Cover for Resistance of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Busseola fusca</i> to Cry1Ab Bt maize plants in South Africa and challenges to insect resistance management in Africa.

The evolution of resistance to Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) maize by the African stem borer, Busseola fusca, in South Africa highlighted the importance of the development of appropriate integrated resistance management (IRM) strategies for stem borers in Africa. Landscape heterogeneity is...

Author(s)
Berg, J. van den; Campagne, P.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644370)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Successes and failures of transgenic Bt crops: global patterns of field-evolved resistance.

Farmers planted genetically engineered crops that produce insecticidal proteins from the bacterium Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) on a cumulative total of 570 million ha worldwide from 1996 to 2013. These Bt crops kill some key insect pests, yet they are not toxic to most other organisms, including...

Author(s)
Tabashnik, B. E.; Carrière, Y.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644370)
Type
Book chapter
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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
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Cover for Insect resistance management and integrated pest management for Bt crops: prospects for an area-wide view.

Throughout this book, several authors have reviewed the pest resistance challenges within the context of the use of genetically modified (GM) crops, the solutions that are necessary to mitigate the evolution of insect pest resistance and the continued need for effective insect resistance management ...

Author(s)
Hutchison, W. D.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644370)
Type
Book chapter