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Title Advances in insect control : the role of transgenic plants / edited by Nadine Carozzi and Michael Koziel
Published London ; Bristol, PA : Taylor & Francis, ©1997


Description 1 online resource (xvi, 301 pages) : illustrations
Contents Chapter 1 Use of Transgenes to Increase Host Plant Resistance to Insects: Opportunities and Challenges -- chapter 2 Insect Control with Transgenic Plants Expressing Bacillus thuringiensis Crystal Proteins -- chapter 3 The Development of a Comprehensive Resistance Management Plan for Potatoes Expressing the Cry3A Endotoxin -- chapter 4 Transgenic Maize Expressing a Bacillus thuringiensis Insecticidal Protein for Control of European Corn Borer -- chapter 5 Enhancing Insect Resistance in Rice Through Biotechnology -- chapter 6 Cholesterol Oxidase for the Control of Boll Weevil -- chapter 7 Vegetative Insecticidal Proteins: Novel Proteins for Control of Corn Pests -- chapter 8 Plant Lectins as Insect Control Proteins in Transgenic Plants -- chapter 9 Transfer of Bruchid Resistance from the Common Bean to Other Starchy Grain Legumes by Genetic Engineering with the a-Amylase Inhibitor Gene -- chapter 10 Proteinase Inhibitors and Resistance of Transgenic Plants to Insects -- chapter 11 Chitinases for Insect Control -- chapter 12 The Role of Peroxidase in Host Insect Defenses -- chapter 13 Insecticidal Compounds Induced by Regulated Overproduction of Cytokinins in Transgenic Plants -- chapter 14 Genetic Engineering of Plant Secondary Metabolism for Insect Protection -- chapter 15 Managing Resistance to Transgenic Crops
Summary Advances in Insect Control provides a rich source of information about the current technologies which have been proven successful for engineering of insect tolerant crops, as well as an overview of new technologies for future genetic engineering. Readership: Postgraduate students, researchers and professionals in agriculture, botany, applied biological science, genetic engineering and biochemistry
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Plants -- Insect resistance -- Genetic aspects.
Transgenic plants.
Insect pests -- Biological control.
Insect pests -- Control.
Insect Control
Plants, Genetically Modified
Insect pests -- Biological control.
Plants -- Insect resistance -- Genetic aspects.
Transgenic plants.
Genre/Form Electronic books
Form Electronic book
Author Carozzi, Nadine
Koziel, Michael
ISBN 9780203211731