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Heliothis/ Helicoverpa Management
The Emerging Trends and Need for Future Research

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ISBN 9781578083817
Published January 5, 2005 by CRC Press
482 Pages

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Book Description

This book covers various aspects of information on bio-ecology, temporal and spatial distribution, key mortality factors, population dynamics and early warning system, host plant resistance, mechanism and inheritance of resistance, introgression of resistance genes from closely related wild relatives of crops, transgenics, molecular marker-assisted selection, bio-control agents including natural enemies and biopesticides, natural plant products, chemical control and insecticide resistance management, and integrated management of Heliothis/Helicoverpa. An attempt has been made to pinpoint the gaps in our knowledge of Heliothis/Helicoverpa management and identify the areas for future research thrusts. Considering the complexity of effectively managing Heliothis/Helicoverpa infestations, it is imperative that we follow an integrated approach. This integration will involve agronomic and cultural management, host plant resistance, transgenics, biological control and judicious use of chemical pesticides. Many poten

Table of Contents

Helicoverpa - The Global Problem; Heliothis/Helicoverpa Problem in the Americas: Biology and Management; Helicoverpa Menace in the Indian Subcontinent; The Helicoverpa Problem in Australia: Biology and Management; Bio-ecology and Management of Helicoverpa for Sustainable Crop Production in Africa; Helicoverpa in India: Spatial and Temporal Dynamics and Management Options; Monitoring and Forecasting of Heliothis/Helicoverpa Populations; Heliothis/Helicoverpa: The Key Mortality Factors - Life Table Analysis; Biodiversity and Heliothis/Helicoverpa Management; Host Plant Resistance to Cotton Bollworm/Legume Pod Borer, Heliothis/Helicoverpa; Physical and Chemical Mechanisms of Plant Resistance to Helicoverpa: Recent Research on Chickpea and Pigeonpea; Breeding for Resistance to Heliothis/Helicoverpa: Effectiveness and Limitations; Utilization of Wild Relatives of Crops for Resistance to Heliothis/Helicoverpa; Insecticidal Genes and their Potential in Developing Transgenic Crops for Resistance to Heliothis/Helicoverpa; Heliothis/Helicoverpa Resistance to Bacillus thuringiensis: Management Strategies; Strategies for Deployment of Heliothis/Helicoverpa Resistant Transgenic Crops; Alternative Molecules as Candidates for Genetic Transformation of Crops for Resistance to Heliothis/Helicoverpa; Towards Molecular Breeding of Heliothis/Helicoverpa Resistance in Grain Legumes; Biological Control of Helicoverpa: Research Status, Constraints and Opportunities; Efficacy of Biopesticides and Natural Plant Products for Heliothis/Helicoverpa Control; Chemical Control of Helicoverpa: Prospects and Problems; Insecticide Resistance Management Strategies for Helicoverpa; Helicoverpa Management: Successes and Failures - Lessons for the Future; Heliothis/Helicoverpa Management: Emerging Trends and Prospects for Future Research

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