CryIIIA toxin gene expression in transgenic rice confers resistance to rice water weevil

Abstract

The rice water weevil (RWW), Lissorhoptrus oryzophilus Kuschel, is the most widely distributed and destructive early season insect pest of rice, Oryza sativa L. worldwide. The rice plants were transformed with cryIIIA insecticidal gene as well as with the bar gene coding phosphinothricin acetyltransferase. CryIIIA gene under the control of a modified RCg2… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s11240-013-0356-5

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