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Cover for A tiered approach to risk assessment of virus resistance traits based on studies with wild brassicas in England.

Concerns about the introduction of genetically modified crops frequently centre on the possibility of gene transfer to wild relatives, resulting either in the disruption of natural patterns of genetic diversity by introgressing into species gene pools or in the addition of traits which may cause...

Author(s)
Pallett, D. W.; Thurston, M. I.; Edwards, M. L.; Naylor, M.; Wang Hui; Alexander, M.; Gray, A. J.; Mitchell, E.; Raybould, A. F.; Walsh, J. A.; Cooper, J. I.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851998169)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
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Cover for Early history of plant health control measures.

This chapter provides an overview of pest and disease control measures from the Second World War (1939-1945) onwards; spread of plant pests in trade; development of international phytosanitary agreements; phytosanitary legislation in the UK in response to outbreaks of the Colorado beetle (...

Author(s)
Ebbels, D. L.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996806)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Yield loss.

This chapter focuses on crop yield and economic losses due to pest infestations and their measurement. Case studies are presented, dealing with the effects of feeding by larvae of Plutella xylostella and Phaedon cochleariae on the yield of turnip and radish plants; prevalence and regional...

Author(s)
Dent, D.
ISBN
2000 CABI (H ISBN 9780851993409)
Type
Book chapter

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