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Techniques for Evaluating Insect Resistance in Crop Plants

Handbook / Manual

Edited By: CM Smith, ZR Khan and MD Pathak

312 pages, Illus

Lewis Publishers

Hardback | Dec 1994 | #32251 | ISBN: 0873718569
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NHBS Price: £134.00 $174/€149 approx

About this book

The first illustrated volume to provide detailed discussions for all plant genera regarding techniques developed to evaluate plant resistance to insects.


Contents

Introduction. Evaluation of Plants for Insect Resistance. Techniques to Determine Categories of Plant Resistance. Techniques and Methods to Evaluate the Allelochemical Bases of Insect Resistance. Evaluation of the Morphological Bases of Insect Resistance. Techniques for Identifying Insect Biotypes. Use of Tissue Culture and Artificial Diets for Evaluating Insect Resistance. Index.

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