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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
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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
Full TextCABI Book Chapter InfoOpen Access
Cover for Do GM plants with stacked insecticidal traits pose an increased risk to biological control?

Author(s)
Romeis, J.; Meissle, M.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394118)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Increased sustainability in poultry production: new tools and resources for genetic management.

This chapter examines the emerging technologies that can be applied in the poultry industry in the coming decade for increased sustainability of genetic resources. Some of these technologies such as semen cryopreservation are currently being used for sustainable production by protecting and...

Author(s)
Whyte, J.; Blesbois, E.; McGrew, M. J.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645308)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Nutritional challenges of alternative production systems.

Many of the nutritional challenges posed by alternative systems can be addressed by application of existing scientific knowledge. However, regulations applied to alternative systems may limit the nutritionist's freedom of action, particularly with regard to the ingredients which can be used to...

Author(s)
MacLeod, M. G.; Bentley, J. S.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938246)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Genetically modified crops and insect conservation.

The current worldwide status of genetically modified crops is discussed. Some of the risk analyses and related studies that have been conducted are reviewed and their relevance to the conservation of insect biodiversity are assessed. Some of the wider issues and possible future risks and benefits...

Author(s)
Woiwod, I. P.; Schuler, T. H.
ISBN
2007 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845932541)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Assessing the potential for ecological harm from gene flow to crop wild relatives.

The conservational and ecological risks posed by gene flow from all modern crops to crop wild relatives is examined, and the extent to which the principles developed for the risk assessment of genetically modified crops can be applied to this broader set of problems is explored. A case study on...

Author(s)
Wilkinson, M. J.; Ford, C. S.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930998)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Genetic modification of the chicken: new technologies with potential applications in poultry production.

The ability to genetically modify any organism provides a powerful tool with many applications both in contributing to basic science and with the potential for practical applications. The development of methods to genetically modify the chicken has only recently made significant advances. We have...

Author(s)
Sang, H. M.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845933753)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Ectopic overexpression of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">AtCBF1</i> in potato enhances freezing tolerance.

This paper briefly describes frost impact on potato production and the changes in plants during cold acclimatization. It reports the latest results on the ectopic expression of Arabidopsis thaliana CBF1 (AtCBF1), its effect on enhancing freezing tolerance in wild and domesticated potato species via ...

Author(s)
Pino, M. T.; Skinner, J. S.; Jeknić, Z.; Park, E. J.; Hayes, P. M.; Chen, T. H. H.
ISBN
2006 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851990590)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Overexpression of a heat-inducible <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">apx</i> gene confers chilling tolerance to rice plants.

This paper examines the effect of prior high-temperature exposure on the susceptibility of rice (cv. Kirara 397) seedlings to chilling injury, and evaluates the changes in L-ascorbate peroxidase (APX) activity and induction of transcription after exposure to high temperature in order to determine...

Author(s)
Sato, Y.; Saruyama, H.
ISBN
2006 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851990590)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper

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