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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
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Insect resistance to genetically modified crops.

Crops genetically modified to produce crystal (Cry) toxins from Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) for insect control can reduce reliance on conventional insecticides. Evolution of resistance to Bt toxins by insect populations is the primary threat to the continued success of this approach. Resistance of...

Author(s)
Tabashnik, B. E.; Carrière, Y.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934095)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Resistance risks and management associated with Bt maize in Kenya.

This chapter addresses the risk that insect pests associated with Bt maize may evolve resistance to Bt proteins. A series of questions has been constructed to assess risk resistance prior to field release, and before and after commercial release. A possible resistance management plan for the use of ...

Author(s)
Fitt, G. P.; Andow, D. A.; Carrière, Y.; Moar, W. J.; Schuler, T. H.; Omoto, C.; Kanya, J.; Okech, M. A.; Arama, P.; Maniania, N. K.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851998619)
Type
Book chapter