TITLE

Diamondback moth resistance is threat

AUTHOR(S)
Sparks, Stormy
PUB. DATE
February 2006
SOURCE
Southeast Farm Press;2/15/2006, Vol. 33 Issue 6, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the increasing threat brought by the resistance of diamondback moth with insecticide chemicals. Susceptible crops include cabbage and collards. Resistance may be due to the farmer's over confidence in relying solely on the application of insecticides even to cases requiring a full control.
ACCESSION #
20274311

 

Related Articles

  • What happens to refuge in refuge-in-bag? BECHMAN, TOM J. // Nebraska Farmer;Aug2013, Vol. 154 Issue 8, p30 

    The article focuses on the move of agricultural companies to include refuge corn designed to slow down or prevent development of insecticide resistance in the main hybrid as a percentage of mix, questioning plant protection for the refuge plant and the vulnerability of the refuge corn to rootworm.

  • Insect Resistance Causes Dow to Change Uses for Spinosad. Sissell, Kara // Chemical Week;6/21/2006, Vol. 168 Issue 21, p13 

    The article reports on the revisions made by Dow AgroSciences to certain uses of the Spinosad insecticide due to increased diamondback moth resistance in Georgia. The company will re-label Spinosad to instruct growers not to use it on leafy Brassica greens, including broccoli raab, Chinese...

  • Does Phenoloxidase Contributed to the Resistance? Selection with Butane-Fipronil Enhanced its Activities from Diamondback Moths. Shouzhu Liu; Hongtao Niu; Ting Xiao; Chaobin Xue; Zhongde Liu; Wanchun Luo // Open Biochemistry Journal;2009, Vol. 3, p9 

    Using microtitration method, the relationship between Phenoloxidase activity and the resistance of the diamondback moth Plutella xylostella (Linnaeus) to the novel insecticide butane-fipronil was determined in vitro. After selection of the tenth-generation by butane-fipronil, the resistance of...

  • Mis-Spliced Transcripts of Nicotinic Acetylcholine Receptor α6 Are Associated with Field Evolved Spinosad Resistance in Plutella xylostella (L.). Baxter, Simon W.; Mao Chen; Dawson, Anna; Jian-Zhou Zhao; Vogel, Heiko; Shelton, Anthony M.; Heckel, David G.; Jiggins, Chris D. // PLoS Genetics;Jan2010, Vol. 6 Issue 1, p1 

    The evolution of insecticide resistance is a global constraint to agricultural production. Spinosad is a new, low-environmental-risk insecticide that primarily targets nicotinic acetylcholine receptors (nAChR) and is effective against a wide range of pest species. However, after only a few years...

  • Gene Pyramids. Seem, Peter // American Vegetable Grower;Feb2004, Vol. 52 Issue 2, p28 

    Focuses on a study on the use of gene pyramids in breeding plants to produce two different proteins for delaying the development of resistance in targeted insect pests. Background on the use of Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) in eliminating pests; Information on the development of the technology...

  • Organization of spider assemblages on shrubs: An assessment of the role of dispersal mode in... Ehmann, William J. // American Midland Naturalist;Apr94, Vol. 131 Issue 2, p301 

    Considers the effects of dispersal processes on spider assemblages on sagebrush shrubs in northern Utah. Use of dispersal modes for colonization of habitat; Passive aerial dispersal; Active ground dispersal; Specie diversity on shrubs.

  • Crop Protection.  // American Vegetable Grower;Apr2004, Vol. 52 Issue 4, p8 

    Presents updates and issues related to crop protection in the U.S., as of April 2004. Registration of the chloropicrin soil fumigant product of Arvesta Corporation; Discovery and development of Chromobacteirum suttsuga, a biological control bacterium that provides defense against Colorado...

  • Tracing moth migrations. Becker, Hank // Agricultural Research;Feb97, Vol. 45 Issue 2, p14 

    Presents information on different moth's species and its frequent-flier mileage that can influence the timing of pest control measures. Different moth species that make up the insect order Lepidoptera and which are serious pests affecting crops and forests; Entomologist Douglas Ferguson's...

  • Genetics of esterase-mediated insecticide resistance in the aphid Schizaphis graminum. RIDER, JR. †,; KAMBHAMPATI ‡ // Heredity;Jul98, Vol. 81 Issue 1, p14 

    The genetics of organophosphate resistance, including the pattern of inheritance and the underlying genetic mechanism, were investigated in the aphid Schizaphis graminum (the greenbug). Resistant greenbugs with pattern 1 (R1) and pattern 2 (R2) esterase and susceptible (S) greenbugs were induced...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sign out of this library

Other Topics