Plant Resistance to Arthropods: Molecular and Conventional by C. Michael Smith

By C. Michael Smith

This booklet synthesizes new information regarding the environmental benefits of plant resistance, transgenic resistance, the molecular bases of resistance, and using molecular markers to map resistance genes. Readers are provided in-depth descriptions of ideas to quantify resistance, elements affecting resistance expression, and the deployment of resistance genes. New information regarding gene-for-gene interactions among resistant vegetation and arthropod biotypes is mentioned besides the new examples of utilizing arthropod resistant crops in built-in pest administration systems.

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45: 694– 696. Baldson, J. , K. E. Espelie, and S. K. Braman. 1995. ) and their potential role in host plant acceptance by azalea lace bug, Stephanitis pyrioides (Heteroptera: Tingidae). Biochem. System. Ecol. 23:477–485. , S. Binder, and G. Benz. 1991. Nonglandular leaf trichomes as short-term inducible defense of the grey alder, Alnus incana (L), against the chrysomelid beetle, Agelastica alni L. Oecologia. 87:219–226. , A. N. E. Birch, R. J. Hopkins, D. W. Griffiths, M. S. J. Simmonds, and E.

1980). ) R. , has a negative effect on oviposition and feeding by fall armyworm, Spodoptera frugiperda (J. E. Smith), adults and larvae (Burton et al. 1977). Maize selections of the ‘Antigua’ ancestry, with reduced trichome density are less preferred for oviposition by H. zea moths and possess resistance to larval feeding (Wiseman et al. 1976, Widstrom et al. 1979). , and are much less preferred for B. tabaci oviposition (Heinz and Zalom 1995, McAuslane 1996). 8. Glandular trichomes of potato foliage.

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