Analysis of the Olive Fruit Fly Bactrocera oleae Transcriptome and Phylogenetic Classification of the Major Detoxification Gene Families

@inproceedings{Pavlidi2013AnalysisOT,
  title={Analysis of the Olive Fruit Fly Bactrocera oleae Transcriptome and Phylogenetic Classification of the Major Detoxification Gene Families},
  author={Nena Pavlidi and Wannes Dermauw and Stephane Rombauts and Antonis Chrisargiris and Thomas Van Leeuwen and John Vontas},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2013}
}
The olive fruit fly Bactrocera oleae has a unique ability to cope with olive flesh, and is the most destructive pest of olives worldwide. Its control has been largely based on the use of chemical insecticides, however, the selection of insecticide resistance against several insecticides has evolved. The study of detoxification mechanisms, which allow the olive fruit fly to defend against insecticides, and/or phytotoxins possibly present in the mesocarp, has been hampered by the lack of genomic… CONTINUE READING
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