Rapid evolution to host plant resistance by an invasive herbivore: soybean aphid (Aphis glycines) virulence in North America to aphid resistant cultivars.

@article{Oneal2018RapidET,
  title={Rapid evolution to host plant resistance by an invasive herbivore: soybean aphid (Aphis glycines) virulence in North America to aphid resistant cultivars.},
  author={Matthew E O'neal and Adam J. Varenhorst and Matthew C Kaiser},
  journal={Current opinion in insect science},
  year={2018},
  volume={26},
  pages={1-7}
}
Preventing rapid evolution of herbivores to plant traits that confer resistance is an area of active research for applied entomologists. The subfield of insect resistance management (IRM) uses elements of population genetics and ecology to prevent increases in the frequency of virulent (i.e. resistant) sub-populations of an insect pest. Efforts to delay… CONTINUE READING