Chapter 10 Sustainable Management of Insect-Resistant Crops

  title={Chapter 10 Sustainable Management of Insect-Resistant Crops},
  author={Shelby J. Fleischer and William D. Hutchison and Steven E. Naranjo},
Sustainability is a goal-oriented process that advances based on new knowledge. We discuss factors relevant to insect-resistant crops and sustainability: adoption patterns, insecticide use patterns and their influence on humans, biological control, areawide effects, and evolution of populations resistant to the transgenic crop. Genetically engineered insect-resistant crops were introduced at a time when insecticide options and use patterns were changing. Management of lepidopteran and… CONTINUE READING
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