The Biology of Plant-Insect Interactions: A Compendium for the Plant Biotechnologist

Chandrakanth Emani

March 7, 2018 by CRC Press
Reference - 228 Pages - 7 Color & 1 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781498709736 - CAT# K25008

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Features

  • Provides a comprehensive overview of biochemical, genetic, and molecular aspects of plant-insect interactions
  • Presents the regulatory and ethical aspects of commercializing insect resistant crops in agriculture
  • Compares the classical and biotechnological approaches to integrated pest management in the field
  • Focuses on insect resistance and its relation to climate change

Summary

Overviews of biochemical, genetic, and molecular perspectives of plant-insect interactions with added emphasis on bioinformatic, genomic, and transcriptome analysis are comprehensively treated in this book. It presents the agro-ecological and evolutionary aspects of plant-insect interactions with an exclusive focus on the climate change effect on the resetting of plant-insect interactions. A valuable resource for biotechnologists, entomologists, agricultural scientists, and policymakers, the book includes theoretical aspects as a base toward real-world applications of holistic integrated pest management in agro-ecosystems.

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